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### Web browser
This section only covers desktop browsers, not mobile. My
recommendations focus on privacy, but not at the expense of usability.
#### Tor Browser
The best browser for preserving online privacy and anonymity is
without question the [Tor Browser].
in mind this can stop many popular sites from working properly.
However, browsing over the Tor network can be sluggish and
intermittent. Worse, some “services” outright *block* Tor users.
[Tor Browser]: https://www.torproject.org/
"Tor Project | Anonymity Online"
For when Tor is not viable, I recommend [Firefox] on the desktop with
some tweaks and a number of extensions.
Start by disabling telemetry, HTTPS over DNS, the included Pocket
extension, and Firefox accounts integration. Then install:
- [HTTPS Everywhere] by the [EFF]
- [Privacy Badger] also by the EFF
- [uBlock Origin]
- [NoScript] (optional and not for beginners)
The default behaviour causes many sites not to work properly since all
domains are blocked at first.</small>
On Debian you can install Firefox and these extensions using the
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install \
HTTPS Everywhere and NoScript seem to be missing from Ubuntu’s
repositories for some reason.
[HTTPS Everywhere]: https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere
[Privacy Badger]: https://privacybadger.org/
"Privacy Badger automatically learns to block invisible trackers"
[uBlock Origin]: https://ublockorigin.com/
"uBlock Origin - Free, open-source ad content blocker"
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[free software]: https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/