AdGuard: The Best Ad Blocker For 2018

by Grey One •

AdGuard is an fully featured internet filter that removes ads, ad-trackers and blocks websites with viruses. It’s my recommended ad blocker because it operates as a standalone application, and incorporates a filtering mechanism that is quite fine tuned. AdGuard works on every browser and application which communicates over the internet, including browsers like Brave and Vivaldi. Thus, AdGuard is similar …

Privacy Badger: A Better Blocker For Invisible Trackers

by Grey One •

Privacy Badger is a browser add-on that stops advertisers and other third-party trackers from secretly tracking where you go and what pages you look at on the web. It is available for the Firefox and Chrome browsers (and there are plans to make versions for Opera and Firefox Mobile). I recommend this add-on instead of the Disconnect or Ghostery add-ons. …

Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism is Turning the Internet Against Democracy

by Grey One •

A quote from the book Digital Disconnect by Robert W. McChesney: Regardless of what a progressive group’s first issue of importance is, its second issue should be media and communication, because so long as the media is in corporate hands, the task of social change will be vastly more difficult, if not impossible, across the board. McChensney argues that the …