Ghostery – Privacy Ad Blocker Version History

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Version 8.2.6 3.8 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 52.0 and later

### GHOSTERY 8.2.6 (December 4, 2018)

+ Remove WebSocket permissions and filter support for Firefox
+ Minor UI tweaks

Version 8.2.5 3.8 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 52.0 and later

### GHOSTERY 8.2.5 (November 27, 2018)

+ Multiple UI fixes for Rewards panel
+ Bump minimum Chrome version to 58+, Opera to 45+
+ Added support for web socket request filtering
+ Minor UI tweaks and bug fixes

Version 8.2.4 3.7 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 52.0 and later

### GHOSTERY 8.2.4 (August 22, 2018)

+ Fixes Firefox account logout issues
+ Fixes several UI-related Rewards bugs
+ Fixes broken settings export feature from panel
+ Delay tracker database update to 1 hour
+ Improved AUTH error messaging

Version 8.2.3 3.7 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 52.0 and later

### GHOSTERY 8.2.3 (August 7, 2018)

+ Fix Rewards campaign names that include a '%' issue, which caused a blank panel
+ Fix login and register forms on setup page being called twice on submit, which triggered misleading callout messages
+ Fix several login/logout issues for existing users on startup

Version 8.2.2 3.7 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 52.0 and later

### GHOSTERY 8.2.2 (August 6, 2018)

+ Complete rewrite of account logic to support v2 AUTH API
+ Fixes issue where some users did not remain logged in after browser restart
+ Improved error messaging related to user accounts
+ Login state now syncs between extension and account.ghostery.com
+ Rewards UI improvements
+ Fixes Anti-tracking login issue with microsoft.com and salesforce.com
+ Fixes issue where Ghostery was breaking web requests from other extensions

Version 8.2.1 3.6 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 52.0 and later

### GHOSTERY 8.2.1 (July 17, 2018)

+ Ghostery tracker counter and badge icon now includes block counts from Anti-Tracking and Ad-Blocker
+ Fixes issue where settings menu does not close
+ Remove redundant opt-in for Rewards
+ Improved translations for German and Russian languages
+ Styling adjustments and improvements for Edge
+ Various bug fixes and improvements for Rewards

Version 8.2.0 3.6 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 52.0 and later

### GHOSTERY 8.2.0 (June 27, 2018)

+ Improved simple-view and detail-view UI
+ Ghostery Rewards integration
+ Fixes for Ad-Blocker cosmetic filters on Chrome
+ Move dependency manager to Yarn
+ Performance improvements and bug fixes

Version 8.1.2 3.4 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 52.0 and later

### GHOSTERY 8.1.2 (April 19, 2018)

+ Remove WebSocket filter scheme support for older versions of Chrome and FF
+ Fix Human Web endpoint URLs

Please see https://github.com/ghostery/ghostery-extension/releases/

Version 8.1.1 3.4 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 52.0 and later

### GHOSTERY 8.1.1 (April 18, 2018)

+ New surrogate for 'NetRatings SiteCensus' tracker that locks up Chrome when blocked (Issue #11)
+ Site-specific tracker allow now bypasses Anti-Tracking
+ Adds Cliqz browser compatability
+ Improved German language translations for better UI
+ Fixes inconsistency in install_compelte metric
+ Removed scroll bar in Simple View
+ Updated CONTRIBUTING (Issue #6)

Please see https://github.com/ghostery/ghostery-extension/releases/tag/v8.1.1

Version 8.1.0 4.5 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 52.0 and later

### GHOSTERY 8.1.0 (March 8, 2017)

+ Ghostery is now open source!!
+ Changed license to MPL-2.0
+ Updated README, CONTRIBUTING, CODE-OF-CONDUCT
+ All files now support JSDoc. Build docs with `npm run docs`
+ Fixed issue when selecting Block All/None in setup flow custom blocking
+ Updated language translations

Version 8.0.9.7 4.4 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 52.0 and later

+ Improved responsiveness of setup app
+ Fix layout issues on FF Android
+ Fix FOUC on certain sites while running Ghostery
+ Updated translations

Version 8.0.8.1 4.5 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 52.0 and later

+ Bug fixes
+ Firefox 52 is now the minimum supported version

Version 8.0.7.1 4.5 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 48.0 and later

+ Final release for FF v48-51

Version 8.0.7.0 3.6 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 52.0 and later

+ Bug fixes

Version 8.0.6.1 3.6 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 48.0 and later

+ Bug fixes

Version 8.0.5.1 3.6 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 48.0 and later

+ Performance improvements

Version 8.0.4.4 3.6 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 48.0 and later

+ Bug fixes and performance improvements

Version 8.0.3.1 3.3 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 48.0 and later

- Fixes issue with smart-block where slow trackers were not being blocked

Version 8.0.2.5 3.3 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 48.0 and later

- Several bug fixes and improvements.

Version 8.0.2.4 3.4 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 48.0 and later

+ Rolling back bug fixes.

Version 8.0.2.3 3.3 MiB Works with Firefox 48.0 and later

+ Bug fixes.

Version 8.0.1.2 3.3 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 48.0 and later

+ Updated Smart Blocking logic to allow site-specific blocking and un-blocking
+ UI fixes in the setup flow
+ Various bug fixes

Version 8.0.0.34 3.4 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 48.0 and later

Hello Ghostery Users,

We are very excited to introduce Ghostery 8, the most advanced privacy tool in the world! This new version of Ghostery has been many months in the making, as we brought together the combined technical expertise (not to mention uncommonly good looks) of the Cliqz and Ghostery teams.

If you’d like to see what’s new in Ghostery 8 on your own, click here and check it out. If you’d like to see what’s new before trying it, keep reading.

What’s new in Ghostery 8?
+ Enhanced Antitracking
+ Enhanced Adblocking
+ Smart Blocking
+ Simplified Setup
+ Simple View
+ New Default Settings
+ Expanded Detail View
+ Snooze feature for Pause
+ New Dashboards (coming soon)

Version 7.4.3.1 2.2 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 48.0 and later

+ bug fixes

Version 7.4.2.5 2.2 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 48.0 and later

+ Bug fixes and performance improvements

Version 7.4.1.4 2.2 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 48.0 and later

Bug fixes.

Version 7.4.0.5 2.2 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 55.0 and later, Firefox 48.0 and later

New Features:
- Implemented Firefox for Android compatibility for Ghostery 7
- Implemented backend improvements

Fixed Bugs:
- Fixed click-2-play typo-
Fixed reported console log syntax error

Version 7.3.3.7 2.0 MiB Works with Firefox 48.0 and later

+ Fixes an issue where Ghostery displayed a blank panel if localStorage and indexedDB are disabled
+ Fixes slow startup in Firefox 55
+ Minor bug fixes

Version 7.3.2.5 2.0 MiB Works with Firefox 48.0 and later

+ Refactor token refresh logic to prevent unintended logouts
+ Fixes broken Ghostery panel in Firefox with cookies disabled
+ Correctly update timestamp on settings page after db auto-sync

Version 7.3.1.12 2.0 MiB Works with Firefox 48.0 and later

+ Fixes issue that prevented Ghostery from loading in Firefox v48
+ Minor bug fix to improve performance while blocking