Distro Watch weekly had a review of Browsers this week that some might find interesting.
Browser extensions can also be used for fingerprinting, it's best to leave your browser default as much as you can so that it looks the same as other browsers even though browser extensions are only a small part of fingerprinting.I know some people who have a bazillion add-ons or extensions installed or enabled and then wonder why their browser is slow at returning results.
Thanks Wizard for the link quite interesting reading. For now I'm lazy and continue to use Vivaldi simply because it does what I need it to do and blocks some tracking.Readers of, and contributors to, this Thread may find the following of interest
Updated as recently as July, its list of browsers is by no means exhaustive, but it does contain some useful tips.
I went ahead and did this after checking it out and as far as I can tell doesn't seem to have broken anything as everything still works.https://sunknudsen.com/privacy-guid...d-ip-leaks-using-firefox-advanced-preferences
open about:config and set the following
beacon.enabled = false
dom.battery.enabled = false
dom.event.clipboardevents.enabled = false
geo.enabled = false
media.eme.enabled = false
media.navigator.enabled = false
media.peerconnection.enabled = false
network.dns.disablePrefetch = true
network.http.sendRefererHeader = 0
network.prefetch-next = false
privacy.firstparty.isolate = true
privacy.resistFingerprinting = true
privacy.trackingprotection.enabled = true
webgl.disabled = true
...and have to reinstall my Linux and that's what Timeshift is supposed to be for.