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Cooper Quintin, EFF
Modern websites incorporate large amounts of third party resources. While these third parties can provide a better browsing experience all too often they abuse their inclusion on sites to be able to track information about your website's visitors. This type of non-consensual tracking must stop.
This talk covers how users can protect themselves while browsing, why some solutions are better than others, and why free software licenses have helped provide a rich ecosystem of non-proprietary tools. From Ad Block Plus, to Firefox's Tracking Protection, to the EFFs Privacy Badger extension, the talk discusses how these tools work and how users can protect themselves from online surveillance.