DuckDuckGo, Brave, and Vivaldi will block Google’s FLoC

DuckDuckGo, Brave, and Vivaldi will block Google’s FLoC

Basically, Google’s FLoC replaces third-party cookies by grouping Chrome users based on their interests and demographics.Google claims it’s a better alternative to third-party cookies, but privacy advocates disagree — and so does DuckDuckGo, Brave, and Vivaldi.

Vivaldi gets a privacy preserving translation service

Vivaldi gets a privacy preserving translation service

Up until now, Vivaldi users have to rely on web services or browser extensions to introduce translation functionality in the web browser.Whenever you visit a non-native language, e.g. a German page in an English language version of Vivaldi, you will see a new translation icon in the address bar.

Browser Privacy

Browser Privacy

The premise was, that the browser is free software (open source), with one exception (Vivaldi).The following browsers were tested: Firefox ESR 78.3.0 Midori 1.1.4 (Electron version) Vivaldi 3.4.2066 Brave 1.15.72 Epiphany 3.32.1.2 The method itself was relatively simple.

Better Privacy for Vivaldi Users, Thanks to DuckDuckGo Tracker Radar

Better Privacy for Vivaldi Users, Thanks to DuckDuckGo Tracker Radar

Today, we're delighted to announce that the Vivaldi browser has incorporated DuckDuckGo Tracker Radar, resulting in easy, effective tracker protection for its users.How to enable tracker blocking in VivaldiYou can learn more about this announcement and get the latest version of Vivaldi on their website, and read more about DuckDuckGo Tracker Radar on our blog.

Vivaldi browser to perform a symphony of ad and tracker blocking with version 3.0

Vivaldi browser to perform a symphony of ad and tracker blocking with version 3.0

While other browsers have been cheerfully implementing various levels of tracker blocking, leaving the business of blocking ads to add-ons, the decision to make the functionality part of Vivaldi (even if off by default) is controversial.

How Google's anti-adblocking draft affects other Chromium-based browsers

How Google's anti-adblocking draft affects other Chromium-based browsers

The changes that Google proposes could impact other Chromium-based web browsers such as Vivaldi, Opera, Brave, or the new Microsoft Edge browser as well. How are Google's proposed changes to Chrome's extensions Manifest that would limit adblocking affecting other Chromium-based browsers?.

SQLite bug impacts thousands of apps, including all Chromium-based browsers

SQLite bug impacts thousands of apps, including all Chromium-based browsers

This means that Chromium-based browsers like Google Chrome, Vivaldi, Opera, and Brave, are all affected. "We successfully exploited Google Home with this vulnerability," the Tencent Blade team said in a security advisory this week.

Vivaldi 2.0 review: The modern Web browser does not have to be so bland

Vivaldi 2.0 review: The modern Web browser does not have to be so bland

I've been using Vivaldi daily since the pre-release versions first hit the Web, and at this point it's difficult to imagine going back to another browser that doesn't have a way to stack tabs, view two (or more) tabs side by side, take notes with full-page screenshots, control my search suggestion privacy settings, or browse the Web without ever taking my fingers off the keyboard.

Vivaldi 2.0 – Your browser matters

Vivaldi 2.0 – Your browser matters

Today’s update includes Sync, Resizable Tab Tiling, Floating Web Panels and over 1,500 improvements since the first version of Vivaldi. Web Panels are a great way to browse your favorite sites alongside your main window, saving you from the fuss of switching back-and-forth between tabs.