(And please don’t ask me “so which browser should I use?” There are no great alternatives. We live in a sewer courtesy of Silicon Valley. Use Safari if you’re locked into an iDevice, use GNOME Web if it works well enough for you, Ungoogled Chromium if you have an afternoon free to figure out how to install it, and use Firefox otherwise but go through all the settings and turn off the data grabbing defaults – something they know most people won’t do.)
PS. Brave? No. See Basic Attention Token.
@aral Also Brave: Run by Brendan "Prop-8" Eich. Fuck that guy forever. I'm annoyed JS is his offspring.
@aral Here someone compared browsers with focus on privacy with default settings: https://www.kuketz-blog.de/librewolf-datensendeverhalten-desktop-version-browser-check-teil8/
It's a series with 12 browsers so far, LibreWolf seems to perform quite well.
The text is in german, but all the articles share the same basic template and are quite technical so half of it is english anyway :-D
(sorry, had to repost, I posted the _wrong_ article and have corrected it in this toot)
@aral I've found qutebrowser to be the one that I like the most for my personal use, it doesn't have too much, and it's very out of the way :)
i've also been enjoying qutebrowser lately. i find it humorous when a website tells me to "upgrade my browser" since i just become a statistic for their bounce rate.
Unfortunately the article series is in German only. But it gives a very detailed description of how a browser reacts and what settings to choose if you want to keeps it from calling home or somewhere else (if it's possible).
The series starts here (for those interested and understand German):
@aral Also this is not meant as criticism on you or your statement. I was just impressed who detailed it was written and the browsers were analyzed. That's all. I hope it was ok to drop this here.
@aral antiX 19.4 "Grup Yorum" kullanıyorum. Yazınızı okudukdan sonra Firefoxu kaldırdım. Midori ve Epiphany kurdum.
Dillo adlı bir tarayıcı da denedim fakat çok yetersiz.
I'm using Anti X 19.4 "Grup Yorum". I removed Firefox after reading your writing. I installed Midori and Epiphany. I've tried a browser named Dillo but too inadequate.
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