Track And Block Websites In Google Chrome

Have you ever wondered what advertising sites track your web browsing? Sheepish is an extension for Chrome that shows you exactly which companies are keeping an eye on you for every site you visit and blocks them from doing so.

Initially, Sheepish doesn't seem like much, but once you start moving around to new websites and seeing how many different places are tracking your every click, it might be a bit of a surprise. You can set Sheepish to block the tracking once your list gets populated or just let the ads continue to do their thing. Not everything that tracks you is always bad, sometimes it's as simple as Google Analytics, but if you want a more covert and private browsing experience, Sheepish is worth checking out.

Sheepish [Chrome Web Store via Addictive Tips]


Comments

    Previously covered Ghostery does the same for Firefox: http://www.lifehacker.com.au/2009/01/ghostery_watches_the_web_sites_that_are_watching_you-2/

    Good to see LH has 8 tracking bugs on it's pages.

    Block Websites Excellent tips. Really useful stuff .Never had an idea about this, will look for more of such informative posts from your side.. Good job...Keep it up

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