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Re: GNU/Linux Desktop Good for All the Family

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____/ Homer on Wednesday 07 Oct 2009 23:30 : \____

> Verily I say unto thee, that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>> Also lots of JavaScript (coming from many domains and running heavy
>> scripts, which consume more CPU and RAM). I block JS for this reason.
>> Loads fast(er) that way and protects privacy...
> And most of that javascript exists for no other reason than to violate
> your privacy, to profile you for marketing reasons, by sniffing things
> it has no business sniffing.
> I use NoScript, and I'm constantly amazed by the sheer volume of crap it
> blocks ... mostly third-party sites with words like "trends" and
> "metrics" in the URL. Depending on the site, I may allow scripts for
> that domain ... but never third-party. Some sites would be literally
> unbearable without NoScript.

There are some Web pages (and yes, for one single page) that invokes scripts from 12 different _domains_.

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