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Content blocking and Disconnect

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I have read a recent article from the Howtogeek website concerning Firefox Content Blocking. They suggest that Firefox has teamed up with Disconnect to provide this function.

I already have the Disconnect add-on installed. My question is, do I need to keep this add-on? If I remove the add-on, will all of the functions still be covered by Firefox Content Blocking ?

I am using version 65 of Firefox.

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For that question on Disconnect your going to have to ask them that since it's their software. And what howtogeek website link are you referring to?

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The Howtogeek link is https://www.howtogeek.com/405264/how-to-block-trackers-in-firefox-without-installing-add-ons/

This article is about Content Blocking, but suggests that the feature within Firefox is due to a collaboration between Disconnect and Mozilla.

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Hello GrahamSR,

Would you please take a look at this article :

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/content-blocking

Also see : https://disconnect.me/trackerprotection

I hope this sheds some light on things ......

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Hi! Now that it's been a little while since that article, aaaand it's been something like 6 weeks since the Enhanced Tracker Protection announcement re: Firefox + Disconnect, I'm gonna bump this question :)

Is there a benefit to using the "Disconnect" Firefox addon, or not anymore, or?

Thank you!