Mozilla Lightbeam for Firefox: NSA spying row leads firm to expose who’s watching while you surf

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Mozilla Lightbeam for Firefox: NSA spying row leads firm to expose who’s watching while you surf

Mozilla’s Lightbeam for Firefox, a download produced by the US free software community behind the ever-popular browser, is claiming to a ‘watershed’ moment in the battle for web transparency.

Everyone who browses the Internet leaves a digital trail used by advertisers to discover what your interests are.

Users who activate Lightbeam will be able to see a real-time visualisation of every site they visit and every third-party that is active on those sites, including commercial organisations which might potentially be sharing your data.

Mozilla wants users who install the Lightbeam add-on to Firefox, to crowd-source their data, to produce the first “big picture” view of web tracking, revealing which third-parties are most active.

Full story–>>http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/lifestyle/technology-gadgets/mozilla-lightbeam-for-firefox-nsa-spying-row-leads-firm-to-expose-whos-watching-while-you-surf-29697872.html

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