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Why Cookies must be Allowed for “Not Script” Extension to work in Chrome?

I've been using "Not Scripts" v0.9.6 extension in Chromium browswer (currently v30.0.1599.101) from the last one month and found the extension extremely useful. However, after reading some tracking ...
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How can I figure out where this tracking stuff is coming from?

I noticed an SE page was communicating with a load of tracking sites, as in, a load. I did some experiments. I am using Chrome, latest, on Windows 7. I have been using Ghostery and adblock since ...
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How can I stop sites from being able to tell when they're visible? AKA How do I disable Page Visibility API?

So there's this relatively new facility provided by most browsers called the Page Visibility API, wherein pages can tell when they're actually visible. Lots of sites have taken advantage of this not ...
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Is Norton Web Safe tracking my browsing?

My new computer came with Norton Internet Security 2011, which comes with Norton Web Safe. I installed Firefox 4, which is showing a Norton toolbar, and now I'm seeing Norton rating each page I visit ...
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How does the new IE9 Anti-Tracking feature work?

What is so special about the new IE9 Anti-Tracking feature? What does this have to do with W3C compliance and HTML5? Isn't this just a browser feature? As I understand it, it is a normal blocklist ...