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Targeted Advertising Cookie Opt-Out (TACO) 4.53
Stop secret tracking of your web browsing.
See video: http://www.abine.com/preview/taco.php
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About this Add-on
TACO automatically blocks 100's of web beacons, bugs, and other tracking technologies that advertisers and others use to track you. Protect your privacy by stopping secret tracking of your web browsing.
Watch our quickstart video here:
* See how Web sites are trying to track you:
TACO looks at each web page, identifies what tracking tools are in use, and shows you a quick and easy count of the total number. If you're curious, just click and display all the details.
* Automatically opt out of targeted advertising:
TACO sets permanent opt-out cookies to defend against behavioral profiling.
* Block tracking when you want, where you want:
Choose to block tracking everywhere or at just specific sites. TACO also blocks social buttons such as Facebook Like, Google Plus, and others.
Plus, it's from Abine, Inc. The online privacy company
Got questions? Contact us.
This tool was originally based on the Advertising Cookie Opt Out Plugin by Valentin Gheorghita, a Google Engineer. It has since been completely rewritten from scratch... updated by Chris Soghoian, Dan Witte, Sid Stamm, and others. Now Abine, the online privacy company, is supporting it and future versions.
Please don't use reviews as a support forum - Support can be found here at www.getabine.com/support.php
"Abine's clear dedication to protecting to online consumer privacy made the decision to partner with them for TACO 3.1 a no-brainer. Users of TACO 3.1 can freely pick and choose from the other apps in the Abine privacy suite, selecting the features that work best for them.
Over the past year, TACO has grown from a proof of concept prototype to a privacy tool used by hundreds of thousands of users. Abine has the resources necessary to keep improving TACO, maintain the opt-out cookie list, and add other innovative features to enable users to protect themselves from online targeting and tracking. They'll be able to provide the kind of frequent updates, ongoing support and development that users expect from the software tools they trust."
- Christopher Soghoian, Original creator of TACO