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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

New add-on for Firefox presents the sites that track you!

The presentation of the Technology Entertainment and Design Conference (TED), the Mozilla unveiled a new add-on for Firefox that shows how many and which sites to record each time your movements online.

The add-on called Collusion and illustrates in a diagram all the pages you visit with gray dots associated with those visited and monitor your activity through cookies with red dots.

The company aims to evolve the Collusion to allow users to pass data anonymously to a database for further study and analysis. The basic idea is that if we understand who is watching and how, we can prevent the most effective.

The new add-on can be downloaded from here.

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