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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Sotos » Mon Jul 02, 2018 12:24 pm

Get Real! wrote:Baloney Sotos... Firefox doesn’t even pass the most basic of privacy tests! :roll:

Why don’t you TEST instead of posting wishful thinking? :?

https://panopticlick.eff.org/

Oh and don’t come back with a...

“But if I install this extra, and then add that extra bit, and then twist the other bit... I can pass half of those tests!”

:lol: :lol: :lol:


It is very easy to disable that kind of tracking in most browsers. That kind of tracking is used mainly for targeted advertising. What you can't easily do, and your browser can't do, is avoid the tracking that can be done by ISPs (and the governments behind them). So you can claim that your browser blocks ads and tracking used for advertising, which can be very easily done with many other browsers, but you can't claim that that by using your browser NSA can't track you because that is not true.

If somebody wants a additional privacy they can easily do it on their favorite browser. If they want maximum privacy they would use something like the Tor Browser.
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:09 pm

Sotos wrote:
Get Real! wrote:Baloney Sotos... Firefox doesn’t even pass the most basic of privacy tests! :roll:

Why don’t you TEST instead of posting wishful thinking? :?

https://panopticlick.eff.org/

Oh and don’t come back with a...

“But if I install this extra, and then add that extra bit, and then twist the other bit... I can pass half of those tests!”

:lol: :lol: :lol:


It is very easy to disable that kind of tracking in most browsers. That kind of tracking is used mainly for targeted advertising. What you can't easily do, and your browser can't do, is avoid the tracking that can be done by ISPs (and the governments behind them). So you can claim that your browser blocks ads and tracking used for advertising, which can be very easily done with many other browsers, but you can't claim that that by using your browser NSA can't track you because that is not true.

If somebody wants a additional privacy they can easily do it on their favorite browser. If they want maximum privacy they would use something like the Tor Browser.

It doesn't just stop there with commercial browsers... they phone home to multiple servers, they keep surfing history in multiple ways, and there's more... but I haven't got time.
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:11 pm

This one's for Paphitis who likes Windows' transparent frames and all that... :lol:

FramedClassic.png


You'll have to imagine that I've removed the custom min, max and close window icons. Couldn't be bothered to do it for you.
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Paphitis » Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:33 pm

Get Real! wrote:
Sotos wrote:
Get Real! wrote:Baloney Sotos... Firefox doesn’t even pass the most basic of privacy tests! :roll:

Why don’t you TEST instead of posting wishful thinking? :?

https://panopticlick.eff.org/

Oh and don’t come back with a...

“But if I install this extra, and then add that extra bit, and then twist the other bit... I can pass half of those tests!”

:lol: :lol: :lol:


It is very easy to disable that kind of tracking in most browsers. That kind of tracking is used mainly for targeted advertising. What you can't easily do, and your browser can't do, is avoid the tracking that can be done by ISPs (and the governments behind them). So you can claim that your browser blocks ads and tracking used for advertising, which can be very easily done with many other browsers, but you can't claim that that by using your browser NSA can't track you because that is not true.

If somebody wants a additional privacy they can easily do it on their favorite browser. If they want maximum privacy they would use something like the Tor Browser.

It doesn't just stop there with commercial browsers... they phone home to multiple servers, they keep surfing history in multiple ways, and there's more... but I haven't got time.


Get Real,

what you are trying to circumvent is the tracking by large firms like Google, which is only for advertising. Google is the biggest advertising firm on the planet so no one can hardly blame them for their money making algorithms. Their objective is to make more profits and money.

This tracking is probably the most innocent and benign to the end user despite all the hoohah. What you can't stop no matter what search engine you use or what browser you use is the Government Agencies which can track you through your ISP legally because they have passed metadata retention laws. The Government can access your metadata anytime they want.

Not just that but they can monitor people in a variety of ways. Such as through your Medical Records, Tax Information, Banking, Credit Cards, Passports, ID cards, Smart Phones and so on.

These Government Agencies also work on budgets of several Billions, so they have all the resources to track you in many ways - even by satellite if you are on their watch lists which no one here would be.

So good luck .... some countries like UAE, USA and Australia are even mapping people's eyeballs now which is even more better than finger-printing.

You seem to thing Google is in bed with Governments. Fact is they are not. Government's have legislated new terror laws and metadata retention through your ISP and there isn't anything Google or your ISP can do about it.

If agencies like the NSA and CIA want, your ass is grass! :lol:

And if they don't like you, you will get a nice little reception at the border where you will be singled out of the blue for an interview and investigation. They will not let you in without criminal records sometimes and they will ask YOUR government for it too.
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Mon Jul 02, 2018 2:36 pm

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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Paphitis » Mon Jul 02, 2018 2:55 pm

yeh sure...as if they have any choice.

They are not in bed with Government. The Government legislates and your ISP either plays by the rules or they are out of business.

In other words, if they do not hold your metadata so that the Government can review it, they are friggin toast and out of business because they would have broken the law.

It's not Google or Yahoo that keep your metadata. They are just monetizing their services to provide advertising and making Billions in profits. It is your ISP that holds your data and is forced to hand it over to the Government upon request.

You can use Duck Duck Go all you like. that is only going to protect your from advertising monetization. What you can't stop is your metadata being held by your ISP.

You got NO CHANCE dude. There is no where you can hide. :lol:
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:04 pm

The road ahead for the “User’s Browser”

The newly implemented user-programmability of The Classic Browser (v3.8 onwards) opens a new massive door that literally places the browser user as the GRAND DICTATOR of Internet browsing.

Gone are the days when distant server scripts dictated the WHAT, WHEN, HOW and WHY of Internet browsing and now we say hello to totalitarian control by the browser user, as it should be!

This is the way forward for ALL sensible browsers but don’t hold your breath that abusive commercial browsers like Chrome/FF/Edge/Opera, would ever surrender control over to you!

A lot of jobs currently performed by The Classic Browser on pages will gradually be moved to macro scripts. The advantages of this are many including…

1. The user can fine-tune the script’s behavior to custom requirements.

2. The user can select whether the script runs automatically, manually or never.

3. The user can select whether to add or remove jobs (scripts) from the macro list.

Of course, not everything can be moved to Macros because some jobs are very large and complex and rely on many other internal browser parameters. ie: Word Filtering or GDPR Enforcement, so these will remain tasks for the browser with good user configurability in the browser options.

The future; from the user’s perspective, lies in user-controlled JavaScripts dictating the appearance and behavior of websites and The Classic Browser is proud to be the FIRST to offer such power!

And I’m just so excited about this… :D

http://theclassictools.com/Scripts.htm



This is how I feel right now... :)

https://youtu.be/0jgrCKhxE1s?t=201
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby kurupetos » Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:08 pm

What does this mean: "All so you can use a browser themed by a zoo ape"

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/the-clas ... er-windows

:?
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:44 pm

kurupetos wrote:What does this mean: "All so you can use a browser themed by a zoo ape"

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/the-clas ... er-windows

:?

“Putin Xuilo” = Putin is a dickhead

A seriously butthurt Ukrainian loser I trashed on another site, who then devoted his time down-voting my program and writing stupid comments underneath anything he could find. :lol:
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:30 pm

The Classic v3.8 is now available for download...

* Main Menu > Page Operations > Sanitize Page - Was working fine but wasn't reporting results correctly... now corrected.

* Main Menu > Developer Tools > Browser Resolution - Now a much improved utility.

* Main Menu > Browser Functions > Browser Options > Enforce GDPR - Added shroud detection leading to GDPR Revision IV.

* Main Menu > Developer Tools > Page Color Fader - This new utility will instantly enable you to observe an 18-level background color fade-in/out on a webpage. Needless to say that it has no effect on gradients or images.

* Main Menu > Developer Gadgets > RGBA to RGB Converter - A new self explanatory gadget.

* Main Menu > Developer Tools > Page Operate - This new tool will enable developers to easily operate on pages with JavaScript expressions via powerful CSS query selectors.

* Main Menu > Browser Functions > Browser Options > User Script Macros - To compliment the tool above, the keys SHIFT+A through Z are now user programmable for automated script execution.

* Other unspecified improvements, modifications, extensions and bug fixes.
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