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Google SSL Search Plug-In for Firefox

As of today Google finally supports searching over SSL. Expectedly, you can use it via https://www.google.com/.

Firefox’s built-in search capabilities still use the unencrypted search, though. To remedy this I built an OpenSearch plug-in which makes Firefox use the HTTPS-based search:

Install Google Secure Search Plug-In

(Read more about Google’s SSL Search here)

Stop Facebook From Tracking You on Third-Party Sites

If you are using Firefox with the Adblock Plus add-on, it is quite easy to stop Facebook from tracking you on third-party sites via its Facebook Connect program or by other means. Just add these four rules to Adblock Plus:


Instead of adding the rules manually, you can subscribe to this Adblock Plus filter subscription: Facebook Connect Opt-Out.