Blocking unwanted web content – cookies, scripts, images – is a great way to speed up browsing and improve your security, and there are a host of browser extensions to help you get started. But there’s a problem. Most of these focus on just one content type, such as adverts, and more general tools are often tricky to use.
HTTP Switchboard is rather more interesting. Not only does this Chrome extension help you block a wide range of content – cookies, images, plugins, scripts, frames, XHR and more – but it allows anyone to do this just by pointing and clicking.
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