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Mozilla Lightbeam Shows Who’s Watching You Online



In the spirit of online transparency, and for those paranoid about organizations watching your every move, a new tool from Mozilla lets you monitor who is following your digital footprint.

Lightbeam is a free extension available for download on Mozilla’s Firefox browser that promises to “illuminate the inner workings of the web.” It uncovers which third-party companies are watching your online activity — most likely brands and advertisers looking to share your data or directly target ads.


“As a part of Lightbeam, we’re creating a big-picture view of how tracking works on the Internet, and how third-party sites are connected to multiple other sites,” Mozilla said in a statement Read more…

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