Do Not Track Plus for Chrome

Do Not Track Plus for Chrome

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
4.1
out of 50 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.2.0.510
  • Total Downloads:
    75,118
  • Date Added:
    May 11, 2012
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    Not available
  • Downloads Last Week:
    72
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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If ad blocking is the hacksaw of Internet-protecting add-ons, Do Not Track Plus (DNT+) is a finely honed katana, slicing out tracking behaviors embedded in sites without destroying the modern Web.

It's cross-browser and cross-platform, and will work in Firefox, Chrome, IE, and Safari. An Opera version is in the works. DNT+ blocks sites and ads from tracking you, unless you give them explicit permission to do so. For most sites, it actually rebuilds tools like social-networking buttons on the fly so you can still get your social on without sacrificing privacy or site load times. It also blocks ad networks and companies from following you around the Web.

DNT+ installs as a browser toolbar button. The icon reflects the number of tracking blocks against the site you're viewing. Click the button and a drop-down window appears with trackers separated into three categories: social buttons, ad networks, and companies. If there's something marked verboten that you want back, like a Twitter button, clicking it will resurrect it. Otherwise, the links at the bottom of each section take you to sites that explain what the add-on is doing and why it's doing it. This is smart, helpful stuff.

The interface is clean if a bit cluttered with the verbiage necessary to explain what it's actually doing. The add-on's On/Off button could be bigger, too. Its features work well, with no noticeable lag times when loading sites. In fact, the only feature hang-up was that on some sites, the social networking buttons weren't re-rendered. It's easy enough to go into the add-on and reactivate them, but it is an imperfect implementation of a core feature.

If you're aware of the serious privacy risks on the Internet today, but looking for something more nuanced than an ad blocker or JavaScript killer that still lets you experience the modern Web, Do Not Track Plus lives up to its value-added name.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"Google DELETED my DNT+"

September 28, 2012  |  By skyjockeya36

 |  Version: Do Not Track Plus for Chrome 2.2.0.510

Pros

Loved the Product

Cons

Google will not allow!

Summary

Google will NOT ALLOW DNT+. Only add on from the Google Store are allowed.
I deleted my Google Chrome and will NEVER use it again!!

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5 stars

"with Do Not Track Plus I'm surf the web faster browsing"

July 05, 2012  |  By wrensnana

 |  Version: Do Not Track Plus for Chrome 2.2.0.510

Pros

Faster web browsing

Cons

there are no cons

Summary

It is the best

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1 stars

"I get Error page"

June 12, 2012  |  By Lorieann98

 |  Version: Do Not Track Plus for Chrome 2.2.0.510

Pros

I am unable to submit any pro comment at this time.

Cons

Can't download.. goes to "page not found"

Summary

Since I can not down load, I have no opinion.

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5 stars

"Excellent protection."

May 20, 2012  |  By mightyh

 |  Version: Do Not Track Plus for Chrome 2.2.0.510

Pros

Keeps trackers away from you and it's free.

Cons

None I can think of.

Summary

Best protection, highly recommended.

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5 stars

"works great a lot less ads and spam email"

May 20, 2012  |  By redchrome

 |  Version: Do Not Track Plus for Chrome 2.2.0.510

Pros

free easy to use dont have to moniter it it works by itself

Cons

none so far!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.2.0.510
Version 2.2.0.510 adds better blocking, an improved UI that makes it easy to customize settings, medals you earn as a fun reward for blocking tracking attempts and a number of bug fixes.
General
Publisher Abine
Publisher web site https://www.abine.com
Release Date May 10, 2012
Date Added May 11, 2012
Version 2.2.0.510
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Privacy Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size Not Available
File Name epanfjkfahimkgomnigadpkobaefekcd
Popularity
Total Downloads 75,118
Downloads Last Week 72
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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