ever wondered what the ad networks know about you?
July 25, 2011 5:57 AM Subscribe
posted by krautland (17 comments total)
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is a firefox add-on that visualizes in real-time which data collection companies track you across different websites on the web and what they're learning about you. Atul Varma
describes how this project came about
. Safari meanwhile has ghostery
, an extension that gives you a roll-call of the ad networks, behavioral data providers, web publishers, and other companies interested in your activity.TrackerBlock
for firefox and AdBlock
for safari seem to be doing a pretty good job if this kind of stuff bothers you.