Pirate's Choice

by Carlo v. Loesch

12 Add-ons in this Collection

Adblock Plus by Eyeo

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 7,286 reviews

12,282,706 users

Blocks annoying video ads on YouTube, Facebook ads, banners and much more.

Adblock Plus blocks all annoying ads, and supports websites by not blocking unobtrusive ads by default (configurable).

Ghostery – Privacy Ad Blocker by Ghostery

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 2,169 reviews

1,021,478 users

Ghostery is a powerful privacy extension.

Block ads, stop trackers and speed up websites.

NoScript Security Suite by Giorgio Maone

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 2,596 reviews

1,495,799 users

The best security you can get in a web browser!
Allow active content to run only from sites you trust, and protect yourself against XSS and Clickjacking attacks, "Spectre", "Meltdown" and other JavaScript exploits.
Fx52? https://noscript.net/getit

HTTPS Everywhere by EFF Technologists

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 591 reviews

496,502 users

Encrypt the web! HTTPS Everywhere is a Firefox extension to protect your communications by enabling HTTPS encryption automatically on sites that are known to support it, even when you type URLs or follow links that omit the https: prefix.
Collector's Note Sometimes enforcing https is better than just using http, but beware, https can help the server keep track of who you are (TLS session id can be abused like a cookie)

User Agent Switcher by chrispederick

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 319 reviews

152,636 users

The User Agent Switcher extension adds a menu and a toolbar button to switch the user agent of a browser.

Flashblock by Philip Chee

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 1,152 reviews

202,047 users

Never be annoyed by a Flash animation again! Blocks Flash so it won't get in your way, but if you want to see it, just click on...

RequestPolicy by Justin Samuel

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 214 reviews

13,797 users

Be in control of which cross-site requests are allowed. Improve the privacy of your browsing by not letting other sites know your browsing habits. Secure yourself from Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) and other attacks.

RefControl by James Abbatiello

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 180 reviews

49,510 users

Control what gets sent as the HTTP Referer on a per-site basis.

Redirect Remover by BetterBrowser

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 138 reviews

4,258 users

Removes Redirects like http://redirectremover.mozdev.org/?www.mozilla.org from Links and Images

Certificate Patrol by Carlo v. Loesch, tg(x), others

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 68 reviews

3,764 users

Your browser trusts many certification authorities and intermediate sub-authorities quietly, every time you enter an HTTPS web site. This add-on reveals when certificates are updated, so you can ensure it was a legitimate change.

No FB Tracking by Guillaume.Lakano

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 4 reviews

18 users

Prevent FaceBook(tm) to known the websites you visits.
Collector's Note If it doesn't work, there's also a trick to make NoScript do this.. but it's more complicated.

Perspectives by perspectives-cmu, dschaefer

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 47 reviews

1,627 users

Connect securely to https websites by checking certificates with network notaries. See http://www.perspectives-project.org

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