|User since||Nov. 1, 2011|
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Good idea, a few problems in implementation Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Previously, I gave this add-on five stars because it solves a common problem (keeping Google from knowing who you are, without having to use Tor which Google seems to have blacklisted). However, I have to drop that to four stars because there's a fairly annoying problem with how it does it. The normal Google cookie is replaced by a randomized GS version, but local search settings are NOT preserved. Things like how many results per page, what layout of Google Image Search to use (it keeps switching from the "everything on one page" to "20 results per page, you have to keep clicking to see more"), and most annoyingly of all, it won't let me disable Google Instant!
If Moxie ever gets around to making a true update of the add-on (besides the versionbump that others have already done), I would really like to have a second options menu that lets me choose what search settings I want (and have it apply to all proxy addresses, rather than setting them individually).
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Fairly good, does what I need it to (in this case, stopping YouTube's "keep the player widescreen dammit!" cookie from auto-expiring at session end, I don't know why they did that). And since it seems to be the only cookie editor that works in FF versions later than 3.6, I'd recommend it.This review is for a previous version of the add-on (18.104.22.168-signed.1-signed).
Noms memory like a Heavy eats sandviches Rated 1 out of 5 stars
First of all, major kudos to Jen and Vadim for their reviews. I was about to go on a "which add-on is disabling the fragging garbage collector" hunt when I realized I should check add-on reviews. So yeah, same problem as what they have, in both FF 3.6.23 and 7.0.1. In fact, upgrading to FF7 only *increased* the rate of buildup (but moved the point of Crippling Lag from 600MB to 900MB, and I have 3GB total physical memory).
Please fix this ASAP, I'm really concerned about not having a way to spycheck potentially dangerous shortened URLs (aside from Twitter which has a built-in parser but only goes one level in, unlike Xpnd.it which goes ALL the way through).
Absolutely Essential Rated 5 out of 5 stars
This and AdBlock Plus are probably the top two add-ons that should come pre-installed with Firefox. It makes me mad that Google automatically logs me in/out when I log in to YouTube, so I have to delete the cookie manually, but this keeps the Big G from seeing me even after I do that.
Two minor recommendations, though: Make it easier to get alternate proxy servers (the default one was actually blocked by Google for a while, so I had to do the ironic thing and google "alternate GoogleSharing proxy servers"), and please update it for FF 7.0.1. I may have to downgrade back to 3.6.23 just to use it again...