Yesterday we told you how to keep ad companies from tracking your web history by using a site called aboutads.info.Thanks to some excellent suggestions from commenters, we compiled a list of a few more ways to keep your browsing a secret and get rid of ads altogether.
A special shout out goes to our commenter Sean who pointed out several opt-out privacy lists that contain over 100 companies each.
If you have some more tips for private browsing, let us know in the comment section.
Some developers have taken the initiative to catalogue the companies that track your browsing and give you the option to block them. These tracker protection lists (TPLs) are an excellent way to block many of the companys that don't show up on aboutads.info.
Check out the app Taco from Abine, which will keep those annoying ad companies away.
NoScript is an extension for Firefox that blocks Flash, Java, and other scripts on websites you visit. It also comes loaded with ad sources to block.