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Posted this in another comment but will do so again here:

A quick run down of some simple browser based extensions to give you back some semblance of privacy and security:

    1. uBlock Origin - best open source ad blocker
    2. Ghostery - stops you from being tracked as much as possible
    3. Chrome UA Spoofer - Use chrome but set the user agent to firefox, this way custom exploits target the wrong browser saving you from being pwned
    4. HTTPS Everywhere - Defualts sites to https if possible
I'd also recommend everyone pick up a copy of The Transparent Society (https://amzn.to/2Lapjw7) as it goes into depth on individual privacy and the right to access information about those in control of society.

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