Monica Chew (@monicachew) and Georgios Kontaxis (@kontaxis) along with a bunch of awesome Mozillians worked on bringing built-in tracking protection to Firefox. This page summarizes their efforts and organizes external resources from the original bugzilla bugs to open-source tools that were created in the process as well as measurements, presentations and blog posts.
- 5/21/2015: Our paper on building tracking protection in Firefox received the Best Student Paper award at the 2015 Web 2.0 Security & Privacy (W2SP) workshop.
- trackingprotectionplus is a toy extension using events and attributes introduced by Tracking Protection in Firefox.
- sbdbdump is a simple tool enabling the inspection of Firefox Safe Browsing databases. It's a fork of gcp's original tool.
- Monica at Mozilla - Tracking Protection for Firefox at Web 2.0 Security and Privacy 2015
- Nicholas Nethercote - Quantifying the effects of Firefox's Tracking Protection
- Monica at Mozilla - Tracking Protection in Firefox
- Tracking Protection in Firefox For Privacy and Performance. Georgios Kontaxis and Monica Chew. In Proceedings of the 2015 workshop on Web 2.0 Security & Privacy (W2SP). May 2015, San Jose, California. (Best Student Paper award) [Slides]