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Privacy Badger Version History

23 versions

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Version 2017.11.20 875.0 KiB Works with Firefox for Android 48.0 and later, Firefox 42.0 and later

* Disabled custom tooltips in Firefox to work around browser freezing issues
* Added validation to whitelisted domains form
* Improved translations (Dutch, Esperanto and German)
* Added Bulgarian and Polish translations

Version 2017.11.9 863.8 KiB Works with Firefox for Android 48.0 and later, Firefox 42.0 and later

* Fixed various site breakages
* Improved translations (French, Serbian and Ukrainian)
* Added Esperanto translation

Version 2017.10.25.1 861.0 KiB Works with Firefox for Android 48.0 and later, Firefox 42.0 and later

* Added Beta support for Firefox for Android
* Updated popup to close after doing anything that reloads the page
* Improved handling of long domain names
* Improved tooltips
* Restored canvas fingerprinting detection to Firefox
* Fixed yellowlist updates not getting applied when importing Badger data
* Updated to latest dummy Google Analytics script from uBlock Origin to avoid "failed to redirect a network request" warnings in Chrome
* Fixed various site breakages
* Improved translations (Danish, French, German, Italian, Swedish)

Version 2017.9.12.1 841.9 KiB Works with Firefox for Android 48.0 and later, Firefox 42.0 and later

* Fixed DNT policy checking for blocked domains
* Fixed exporting large Badger datasets
* Made progress on Firefox for Android compatibility
* Fixed various site breakages
* Improved badge updating performance
* Improved translations (Czech, Italian, Swedish, Ukrainian)
* Added Danish translation

Version 2017.7.24 834.4 KiB Works with Firefox for Android 48.0 and later, Firefox 42.0 and later

* Added validation to yellowlist (f.k.a. "cookieblock list") updating
* Removed faulty yellowlist domain removal logic, which, together with missing validation and eff.org serving a maintenance page instead of the actual yellowlist, resulted in major breakages all across the Web, something this update should prevent from happening ever again
* Fixed various site breakages
* Improved translations (Swedish)

Version 2017.6.13.1 832.7 KiB Works with Firefox for Android 48.0 and later, Firefox 42.0 and later

* Added automatic replacement of t.co shortened tracking URLs with original unobfuscated URLs on twitter.com
* Added option to disable Do Not Track policy checking
* Restricted DNT policy checking from sending cookies
* Fixed tooltips for DNT-compliant domains in popup
* Fixed localStorage tracking sometimes being attributed to unrelated domains
* Fixed chrome.privacy-related exceptions in Firefox 54
* Improved translations (Swedish, Ukrainian)

Version 2017.5.9 1.7 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 48.0 and later, Firefox 42.0 and later

- Improved popup rendering
- Added version number to popup
- Restricted Do Not Track policy checking from being able to set cookies
- Fixed several cookie parsing issues
- Added workaround for Cloudflare security cookies
- Improved translations (Simplified Chinese, Swedish, Ukrainian)

Version 2017.4.19.1 1.7 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 48.0 and later, Firefox 42.0 and later

## 2017.4.19.1
* Rework DNT policy rechecking to only happen during browsing. Eliminates
needless rechecking of unlikely-to-be-visited-again domains. Should further
mitigate CPU issues.
* Fix DNT policies to only apply to specific domains they are posted on
* New translations (Ukrainian)
* Improved translations (Simplified Chinese, Italian)
* Fix "trackers" link on popup and options pages
* Fix broken site (sharepoint.com)

Version 2017.3.28 2.3 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 48.0 and later, Firefox 42.0 and later

## 2017.3.28
* New Translations (Ukranian)
* Translation Updates
* Fix bug in DNT policy re-checking code
* Rate limit DNT checking to one request per second
* Fix issue with multiple DNT checks at once for a single domain
* Fix cookieblock updating issue
* Fix popup width issue
* Fix DNT hash updating issue
* Fixing toggle switch issue
* Other minor bugfixes and broken site fixes

Version 2017.3.22 1.7 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 48.0 and later, Firefox 42.0 and later

Fixed a small bug that prevented cookie blocking from occurring

Version 2017.1.26.1 1.7 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 48.0 and later, Firefox 42.0 and later

## 2017.1.26.1
* AMO only release
* Fixes an error in the build scripts which reintroduced a firefox bug for AMO users

Version 2017.1.26 1.7 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 48.0 and later, Firefox 42.0 and later

## 2017.1.26
* Huge speed improvements for settings import and on startup
* Fixes no content blocking bug (firefox)
* Several fixes for broken websites
* Translations fixes
* New Translation: Nordic
* New Translation: Traditional Chineese (Taiwan)
* New Translation: Serbian
* Bugfix: Crash on browsers without WebRTC
* Bugfix: narrow poup if icon is in the menu (firefox)
* Bugfix: Import/Export now uses utf-8 and can handle non english character
sets
* Enhancement: Convert icons to SVG
* Enhancement: Script surrogate for google analytics, gigya, and more...
* KNOWN ISSUE: Chrome will now display a message "Not downloaded from chrome

Version 2017.1.24.1 1.7 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 48.0 and later, Firefox 42.0 and later

Changes for Privacy Badger
====================================
## 2017.1.24.1
* Huge speed improvements for settings import and on startup
* Fixes no content blocking bug (firefox)
* Several fixes for broken websites
* Translations fixes
* New Translation: Nordic
* New Translation: Traditional Chineese (Taiwan)
* New Translation: Serbian
* Bugfix: Crash on browsers without WebRTC
* Bugfix: narrow poup if icon is in the menu (firefox)
* Bugfix: Import/Export now uses utf-8 and can handle non english character
sets
* Enhancement: Convert icons to SVG
* Enhancement: Script surrogate for google analytics, gigya, and more...
* KNOWN ISSUE: Chrome will now display a message "Not downloaded from chrome

Version 2016.12.15.1 1.7 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 48.0 and later, Firefox 50.0 and later

Changes for Privacy Badger
====================================
## 2016.12.15.1 (2.0.2)
* BUGFIX: Chrome browsers no longer display privacy badger as (corrupted)
* BUGFIX: Fixes lockup issue on some versions of firefox
* BUGFIX: Fixes issue where privacy badger panel gets cut off
* BUGFIX: Fixes a non implmeneted API in firefox which was causing numerous
sites to break.
* KNOWN ISSUE: Chrome will now display a message "Not downloaded from chrome
store". This is a known side effect of a workaround for a different bug.

## 2016.12.8.1 (2.0.1)
* BUGFIX: Sanitize origin and action in popup

## 2016.12.8 (2.0)
* BUGFIX: Fix ublock origin warnings
* BUGFIX: Remove need for download permission

## 2016.12.7.2 (2.0RC1)
* Huge speed improvements
* Multiprocess Compatible (E10S) for firefox
* Breaks many fewer websites
* Many small bugfixes
* Import and Export your data
* Block WebRTC from leaking your IP address
* Forget data in incognito mode
* block html5 "ping" tracking
* Translation fixes
* (Developers) Firefox and Chrome versions now share one code base!

Version 2016.12.8.1 1.7 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 48.0 and later, Firefox 50.0 and later

Changes for Privacy Badger
====================================
## 2016.12.8.1 (2.0.1)
* Sanitize origin and action in popup

## 2016.12.8 (2.0)
* Fix ublock origin warnings
* Remove need for download permission

## 2016.12.7.2 (2.0RC1)
* Huge speed improvements
* Multiprocess Compatible (E10S) for firefox
* Breaks many fewer websites
* Many small bugfixes
* Import and Export your data
* Block WebRTC from leaking your IP address
* Forget data in incognito mode
* block html5 "ping" tracking
* Translation fixes
* (Developers) Firefox and Chrome versions now share one code base!

Version 1.9.2 1009.3 KiB Works with Firefox 38.0a1 - 56.*

Version 1.8.1 1.0 MiB Works with Firefox 38.0a1 - 56.*

Just a version bump to keep parity with self hosted version (self hosted version updated to fix broken update.rdf file)

Version 1.8.0 1.0 MiB Works with Firefox 20.0 - 56.*, SeaMonkey 1.0a - *

1.8 (2016-8-8)
* Updates to french and russian translation
* Minor UI updates
* fixes breaking bug in firefox 38

Version 1.7.0 1.0 MiB Works with Firefox 28.0 - 49.*, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 2.46

1.7 (2016-3-6)
* Bug fixes for options page
* Translation Improvements
* New donate button for EFF

Version 1.0.6 1.0 MiB Works with Firefox 21.0 - 48.0

1.0.6 (2016-3-2)
* New feature: Search within blocked domain list
* New feature: Use wildcard in disabled sites list
* Replace soundcloud widget with a click to play button
* Misc. bug fixes and translation improvements

Version 1.0.5 1001.0 KiB Works with Firefox 35.0 - 46.0

1.0.5 (2015-12-3)
* add spanish translation
* add chinese translation
* fix icon not displaying bug
* badge counter displays number of domains blocked and cookieblocked instead
of all potential trackers

Version 1.0.3 990.3 KiB Works with Firefox 30.0 - 45.0

1.0.3 (2015-10-08)
* Fix slow options page bug
* Fix bug where privacy badger was blocking things it shouldn't when
cookies were disabled in firefox
* Remove ABP code dependencies
* Ukranian Localization
* Improvements to the first run page

Version 1.0.1 957.1 KiB Works with Firefox 21.0 - 42.*

1.0.1 (2015-08-13)
* Fixes bug where local storage being turned off causes privacy badger to
fail
* Fixes UI bug where two sliders are displayed in the popup
* Fixes bug where, tutorial nagging box never goes away.

1.0.0 (2015-08-05)

* Bugfixes from 0.99
* Detects Canvas Fingerprinting
* Detect Local Storage Supercookies
* Improved UI
* Options page for overriding privacy badger settings
* Report Broken Site button
* Many Bugfixes (see github)
* Translations into swedish, french and german

0.99 (2015-07-24)
* Release Candidate for 1.0