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 49 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.0.9
  • Total Downloads:
    75,118
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 12, 2012
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    Not available
  • Downloads Last Week:
    72
  • Platform:
    Windows

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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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Results 1–10 of 49

5 stars

"Albine you guys ROCK"

June 09, 2013  |  By babbs5d9

 |  Version: DoNotTrackMe for Chrome 2.2.9.520

Pros

I really have never bothered to give a "Rating or Review" for any product, app, etc. in the entire time I've been on a computer / www ...EVER.....EVER... but I can't even stop about this product REALLY and gladly did this rating it s/b a 10 star +.
"W O W"
Cordially,
Barbara Christiansen
Ft Worth, Tx

Cons

NONE NONE & FREE FREE

Summary

Great software & they really go above & beyond when explaining how it works and the technology,research behind it as well as their goals to the consumers privacy. Everyone should download and use it.
After using it a little over a month,I have recommended it to my family and friends (which I have rarely, if ever done) and its FREE as well as, the "Mask" email.

Oh yeah, they are even rated highly by the
"Wall Street Journal",
"PC-Magazine", "PC- Digest", "Better Business Bureau", CNet....
Folks that's pretty impressive by any ones standards, not to many "FREE APPS" can please all those Critics and Tech's or certainly get any BS past them.
Maybe BS 1 or 2 at best... not all them though...
WOW !!!
I bet the "Ad-Stalkers" agencies hate them & are struggling right along with the "ID Thieves" and "Hackers" that bombard every computers inbox in the universe.

"Delete Me" is a Small fee annually, but the 2 Free apps alone were all I felt I needed because of their strengths & integrity and functionality. Just felt the Free apps were fine for me as an individual. Maybe if I were doing Wealth Management or something sensitive like that involving multiple clients and their info I would definitely consider it.
I really have never bothered to give a "Rating or Review" for any product, app, etc. in the entire time I've been on a computer / www ...EVER.....EVER... but I can't even stop about this product REALLY and gladly did this rating it s/b a 10 star +.
"W O W"
Cordially,

Barbara Christiansen
Ft Worth, Tx

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3 stars

"Won't Download Again? Was Great!"

December 08, 2012  |  By MiscGirl

 |  Version: DoNotTrackMe for Chrome 2.2.5.1203

Pros

Was great when I had it.

Cons

Had a problem with my computer. Then DNT wasn't working. My pages were waiting for it and nothing would load. So I decided to remove it and re-download. When I try to, it saves a file called "epanfjkfahimkgomnigadpkobaefekcd_9564.crx" that my computer can't open to my downloads. Any ideas?

Summary

Was great, can't get it again!

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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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4 stars

"ease of installation."

May 06, 2012  |  By woodybassmanturner

 |  Version: Do Not Track Plus for Chrome 2.1.3

Pros

Able to find out who's following you.

Cons

To this time I haven't found any Cons.

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5 stars

"An Awsome tool for web brownsing."

May 01, 2012  |  By raffalcon1

 |  Version: Do Not Track Plus for Chrome 2.1.3

Pros

Blocks sites and ads from tracking you and let you know who and how many try to do it in any page you are. I have instaled on IE and Firefox to.

Cons

Don't see anyone.

Summary

I like it.

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3 stars

"How do I install this without buying any software?"

April 19, 2012  |  By maprlp

 |  Version: Do Not Track Plus for Chrome 2.1.3

Pros

Don't know yet because I can't install it. Every site I go to to get download instructions seems to require that I purchase their software. Help............

Cons

Don't know yet

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.0.9
Version 2.0.9 features UI improvements and minor fixes.
General
Publisher Abine
Publisher web site https://www.abine.com
Release Date March 07, 2012
Date Added March 12, 2012
Version 2.0.9
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Chrome Extensions
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 2000
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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