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I've put off using for a long time. There's a bit of work you have to do to make a few websites work the way you want. I finally took the plunge this week.

It's horrifying to see how many trackers there are on some very basic pages.

@art I've had trouble with it drastically slowing down webpages.

@moonman
I've had trouble without it drastically slowing down webpages.
@art

@why is that showing a google analytics link on SPC???
@moonman @why inb4 this is what we get for using html for status content

@why @art @d599f84e @moonman did they remove it? I don't see GA (sending dnt).

@art Yup. Once you spend some time on it you feel the real plague. Far superior to NoScript imo.

@art
>I finally took the plunge this week.
Good job.
Here's the configuration that I use, per default whitelisting:

https-strict: * true
https-strict: behind-the-scene false
no-workers: * true
noscript-spoof: * true
referrer-spoof: * true
referrer-spoof: behind-the-scene false
* * * block
* * cookie block
* * frame block
* * media block
* * other block
* * script block
* * xhr block
* 1st-party * allow

When that's done you just have to allow the piece of the websites you want, for reading most of the time you need to enable CSS and Images.
But it also happens sometimes that you have to let script executes themselves to load a website.

@moonman
>I've had trouble with it drastically slowing down webpages.
That never happened to me, what kind of webpage.
Now that I think of it, it happened on rare occasions where a script looped nonstop to find the other script that should have been loaded from another domain.

@tagomago
>Far superior to NoScript imo.
It's better in the sense that the grid is very user friendly. Even normies adapt to it more simply than Noscript or even uBlock Origin.
I'll need to do a full audit one day for noscript and uMatrix, there are reasons that are still a mystery for me why Tor browser developers haven't yet replaced NoScript with uMatrix.

@art It's just the first few days which are "hard". Once you got the knack you will ask yourself why you waited that long, and how you were able to do without.

Speaking out of my own personal experience here. Meanwhile, uMatrix and uBlock Origin are the first two things I install into a fresh *fox.

@art
Luckily it's mostly fire and forget, once you got it set up for the pages you use most of the time.

@art I used uMatrix for a while, but I mostly just stick to Privacy Badger anymore for that kind of stuff.

For nastier sites, I just use Tor Browser at that point.

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