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@protonmail "4. DuckDuckGo (honorable mention)" <= what a sham. #DDG deserves "dishonorable mention" for feeding #privacy abusers like #Verizon, #Yahoo, & #Microsoft

@protonmail Second line of defense*

The first line of defense is the information such as this on how to defend one's self.


"Unlike Brave, the standard Firefox does not automatically block advertisements."

I don't think this is accurate, since Firefox now has built-in tracking protection.

@sorin @protonmail It does, but by default tracking protection is only enabled in private tabs on Firefox. Easy to change for you and me, but not for most people.

@Lingondraken @protonmail

I don't think that is the case anymore: "When you download Firefox, all protections included in Standard Enhanced Tracking Protection are already enabled." (from

@protonmail Yeah, one has to really not care, or just be reckless, to be using Chrome. Even then so, I am weary of using Brave since its built on Chrome-code. Not because it necessarily is a problem in of itself, but the internet is a healthier and safer place with options.

Firefox is the logical and ethical choice.

@protonmail why is it that when I opened your link ddg showed me this?

@protonmail Thanks. The web browser Brave is marketed as a privacy-friendly ad-free alternative, but that's pretty disingenuous…Brave exists not to protect privacy, but to make money from selling ads…One of Brave's owners is Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund (Switching Social)

Good stuff. Brave is great. Let no one tell you otherwise.

@protonmail Brave? It surely doesn't belong to the list. I'm curious why it's even at the first place?

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Where did you leave decentralized (real freedom) social networks??? Sorry but it just made me laugh nonstop 😂😂😂

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