169 enabled at the time of writing. Without listing them, I’ll mention a few that might be of interest here. At least one should be familiar to most privacy-conscious users of Firefox.
My 2018 review:
The highlights allow me to more easily ignore advertisements.
That’s surely not what the developer intended however the extension does have this effect. The highlights are not offensively bright. Easier to perceive the part of the page that does not include advertising.
Don’t be turned off by the Ad part of the name. This extension allows people to see where sponsored links are not properly disclosed.
From Idea: Mozilla OpenWPM Extension : firefox
Mozilla took over a project called OpenWPM from Princeton, which, despite what one may think the name sounds like, is not something similar to but slightly different from a VPN. Instead:
OpenWPM, our open-source software for conducting automated Web Privacy Measurements on a scale of thousands to millions of websites. It is useful to researchers, journalists, regulators, privacy advocates, and anyone with an interest in online privacy.
Posted by me last year: AdIntuition – making it easier to discover undisclosed affiliations and commissions : firefox
- includes examples of good players, and a questionable player.
… advanced digital certificate viewer for with an easy-to-use interface that works on both desktop and mobile devices.
Recommended by Firefox staff.
… find the publish date for articles and other Internet content, …
Whilst the description is not well-worded, it is a fine extension.
Comparable to things such as HTTPS Everywhere.
… a list of the latest add-ons published on addons.mozilla.org in the Firefox sidebar.
Developer: Jorge Villalobos (Product Manager for AMO; member of the team that manages the site and the add-on review process). Nice guy, very considerate … he produced and published this extension almost immediately after a GitHub comment by me re: minor loss of functionality when AMO was redesigned.
Not officially supported on FreeBSD (which I use) or Linux, but it seems to work perfectly on these platforms. It’s a great extension.
Catches much more than can be caught by the four malware-oriented lists that are available in uBlock Origin. And so on.
Does not require Malwarebytes Premium (there’s no such product for FreeBSD or Linux).
If there’s Hacker News or Reddit discussion of a page, this extension will help to find it.
… color-coded icon denoting the bias of the page you are currently viewing, according to Media Bias/Fact Check. …
Simplifies use of multiple browsers. Whilst browsing with Firefox: open a link – or the current page – in Brave Browser or Falkon or surf or Tor Browser or whatever.
Side note: hoping to add support for Open With as an extension to Brave Browser. Pull request drafted.
More to follow …