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I was looking deeper in opera because the company is a big mystery to me since they got bought by a Chinese company but opera still say that they will always be Norwegian company and always will be, unless they close the company and open a new one somewhere else. just want some opinions on the matter and what browser to choose brave,opera,firefox let me know if this was the right place to answer and no I'm not a reddit person that why i did not ask this on reddit. so hope some can help.

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When you ask about enhancing privacy, what is it that you want to be protected from? Many of the most prodigious trackers are already blocked by Firefox features (especially if you switch your Tracking Protection mode to Strict), but extensions can help by blocking some additional content. They also can break sites, so you if a page seems wrong, you may need to click their toolbar buttons and become familiar with how to turn them off/on for a specific page.

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a) FireFox is a product of Mozilla, which is a not for-profit company.

b) As far as I know, Mozilla has 100% nothing to financially gain by spying on us as we flutter all over the internet and then reselling that info to greedy for-profit companies.

c) FF does aggregate/collect are internet travels, but its for improving the browser and not for reselling to the highest bidder, per se.

d) FF is a work in progress. It is an experiment that is incorporating features that protects our privacy. But sometimes there are bugs. While other browsers are created to be 100% open and free to collect all kinds of data from its users.

e) Apple is undertaking the same strategy as Mozilla and its FF. So there is a trend towards anti-spying.

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·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben said

c) FF does aggregate/collect are internet travels, but its for improving the browser and not for reselling to the highest bidder, per se.

To be clear, technical interaction data is different from history (URLs visited). Firefox saves your browsing history in your Firefox profile folder, but that data is not sent to Mozilla. If you use Sync, and you choose to sync history, the data is encrypted with your Firefox Account password in a way that Mozilla cannot decrypt.

More info on what data your Firefox can share with Mozilla:

More info on Sync:

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Thank you Both for those answer. and what extensions that will enhance privacy and i know the basic unblock origin, privcybadger and https everywhere is there any more you need beside those extensions.

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i dont use unblock and https everywhere.

so i wouldnt go overboard.

sometimes too much of a good thing can create issues.

as long as you and your system is happy, then enjoy !

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its up to you

but maybe shopping & banking : FF

and all else : other browsers

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When you ask about enhancing privacy, what is it that you want to be protected from? Many of the most prodigious trackers are already blocked by Firefox features (especially if you switch your Tracking Protection mode to Strict), but extensions can help by blocking some additional content. They also can break sites, so you if a page seems wrong, you may need to click their toolbar buttons and become familiar with how to turn them off/on for a specific page.

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Firefox's feature focuses on cross-site tracking. For example, it's reasonable for Amazon to know what you've done on their site during previous visits, but not what you do on other sites. If you do not want to be recognized on later visits to the same site, you could consider clearing your cookies from time to time. Flushing all cookies will log you out of everything, so there is a definite trade-off with convenience. It's a big topic with multiple settings and add-on options, so whether to dive in depends on your level of concern.

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Yeah I auto delete cookies and other site and browser information so when i close my browser is when they get delete also yeah i just don't want websites to know more then the should.

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Also i use Firfox as my main or brave as my main I'm still I'm deciding which one will be my main browser but the anther one will just be a back like if my browse doesn't work and i don't have the time to fix it then i use the anther browser also those or the two that really respect privacy and security and both open source.

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