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Removed all manually-created test content for trackers.

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# Google DoubleClick (2mdn.net)
> No web site. Appears to belong to Google’s DoubleClick network. Serves ads. ([whois](http://reports.internic.net/cgi/whois?whois_nic=2mdn.net&type=domain))
## Ethical Design Violations
* Tracker
## Block rule
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: 2mdn.net
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
## In the wild
URL | Spotted on
--- | ----------
`https://s0.2mdn.net/879366/html_inpage_rendering_lib_200_111.js` | [CultOfMac.com](/sites/cultofmac.com/)
## Details
* Owner: [Google, Inc.](/sites/google.com) ([whois](http://reports.internic.net/cgi/whois?whois_nic=2mdn.net&type=domain))
## See also
Other trackers by Google, Inc.:
* [doubleclick.net](/trackers/doubleclick.net)
* [google-analytics.com](/trackers/google-analytics.com)
* [google-syndication.com](/trackers/google-syndication.com)
* [googleadservices.com](/trackers/googleadservices.com)
* [googletagservices.com](/trackers/googletagservices.com)
## Further reading
* [Quora](https://www.quora.com/What-is-2mdn-net-and-why-does-it-show-up-in-my-websites-referring-domains)
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# Advertising.com
## advertising.com
## What is it?
AOL’s advertising arm.
## How it violates the [Ethical Design Manifesto](https://ind.ie/ethical-design)
* **Respect for human rights:** tracks you.
## Block rule
Block the script from loading.
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: advertising.com
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
Actual link found in the wild: `http://sync.adaptv.advertising.com/sync?type=gif&key=simplifi&uid=B780FD9F9ED67E5612700FB8021501A4` (image tracker).
## Found on
* CultOfMac
## Further reading
* [Privacy policy](http://privacy.aol.com)
# Bing
## bing.com
## What is it?
Search engine by Microsoft. Tracks people, monetises data.
## How it violates the [Ethical Design Manifesto](https://ind.ie/ethical-design)
* **Respect for human rights:** tracks you.
## Block rule
Block the script from loading.
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: bing.com
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
Actual link found in the wild: `dps.bing.com` (image tracker).
## Found on
* CultOfMac
## Further reading
* [Privacy policy](http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/privacystatement/default.aspx)
# Chartbeat
## chartbeat.com
## What is it?
In their own words: “Tools to create, capture, and capitalize on attention. Your audience’s attention is worth more than their clicks.”
## How it violates the [Ethical Design Manifesto](https://ind.ie/ethical-design)
* **Respect for human rights:** tracks you.
## Block rule
Block the script from loading.
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: chartbeat.com
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
## Further reading
* [Privacy policy](http://newrelic.com/privacy)
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# Contextly
## contextly.com
## What is it?
Third-party content recommendation engine.
## Found on
* CultOfMac `http://imgstorage2.contextly.com/thumbnails/cultofmacplssl/5681949/150x150.jpg`
## How it violates the [Ethical Design Manifesto](https://ind.ie/ethical-design)
* **Respect for human rights:** tracks you.
According to their privacy policy: “We don't disclose identifiable data about publishers's readers or traffic to any third parties without publisher consent.” (Which begs the question, “about the reader’s consent?”)
## Block rule
Block the script from loading.
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: contextly.com
- action:
- type: block
```
## Further reading
* [Contextly privacy policy](http://contextly.com/privacy/)
# Lotame
## crwdcntrl.net
## What is it?
In their own words: “Our SaaS platform is used by marketers, agencies and publishers around the world to make audience data meaningful and actionable.” [lotame.com](http://www.lotame.com)
## How it violates the [Ethical Design Manifesto](https://ind.ie/ethical-design)
* **Respect for human rights:** tracks you.
## Block rule
Block the script from loading.
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: crwdcntrl.net
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
## Found on
* CultOfMac
## Further reading
* [Lotame privacy policy](http://www.lotame.com/privacy/)
# Vero
> ‘Automated workflows, real time event tracking and segmentation on all of your data.’ – [Source](http://www.getvero.com)
## Ethical design violations
* Tracker
<!-- Other ethical design violation badges go here. Valid ones are:
* Aggressive
* Doorslam
* Clickbait
* Fingerprint
* Web bug
-->
## Block rule
<!--
The original block rule is automatically generated by Better Inspector.
If you want to edit it, you may. The Inspector will not touch your edits
in future passes.
-->
**Block domain** d3qxef4rp70elm.cloudfront.net
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: d3qxef4rp70elm.cloudfront.net
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
## Popularity
<!-- popularity -->
Found on 4 sites (0.1% of sites surveyed)
<!-- /popularity -->
<!-- Optional:
## Notes
* Any special notes you have may go here.
-->
## Notes
* ‘See every single tracked event or activity, live’ – [Source](http://www.getvero.com/features/data)
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# Disqus
## disqus.com
## What is it?
Third-party discussion boards for web sites.
## How it violates the [Ethical Design Manifesto](https://ind.ie/ethical-design)
* **Respect for human rights:** tracks you, monetises data.
## Found on
* Cult of Mac
## Observed size savings
~49KB
## Block rule
Block the script from loading.
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: disqus.com
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
## Further reading
* [Disqus privacy policy](https://help.disqus.com/customer/portal/articles/466259-privacy-policy)
# Google
## Doubleclick
## What is it?
Google’s Ad Network.
## How it violates the [Ethical Design Manifesto](https://ind.ie/ethical-design)
* **Respect for human rights:** tracks people across the web.
## Before and after
TODO
## Block rule
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: doubleclick.net
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
## See also
Other Google trackers:
* [2mdn.net](/trackers/2mdn.net)
* [google-analytics.com](/trackers/google-analytics.com)
* [google-syndication.com](/trackers/google-syndication.com)
* [googleadservices.com](/trackers/googleadservices.com)
* [googletagservices.com](/trackers/googletagservices.com)
## Further reading
* [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DoubleClick)
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# eXelate (a Nielsen Company)
## exelator.com
## What is it?
In their own words: “The customer data cloud™ provides the industry’s only unified customer profiles, which connect identities across all channels and devices - including display, video, audio, offline, mobile and smart TVs - enabling marketers to engage individuals and households with personalized messages to drive performance, at scale.” [exelate.com](http://exelate.com)
## How it violates the [Ethical Design Manifesto](https://ind.ie/ethical-design)
* **Respect for human rights:** tracks you
## Block rule
Block the script from loading.
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: exelator.com
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
## Found on
* CultOfMac
## Further reading
* [eXelate privacy policy](http://exelate.com/privacy/services-privacy-policy/)
# Facebook.com
## Facebook APIs and widgets
## What is it?
Facebook tracker.
## How it violates the [Ethical Design Manifesto](https://ind.ie/ethical-design)
* **Respect for human rights:** tracks people across the web, monetises data.
## Block rules
Block the scripts from loading.
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: facebook.com
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
## Also see
* [facebook.net](/trackers/facebook.net)
## Further reading
* [The Camera Panopticon](https://ind.ie/the-camera-panopticon/)
# Facebook.net
## Facebook APIs and widgets
## What is it?
Facebook tracker.
## How it violates the [Ethical Design Manifesto](https://ind.ie/ethical-design)
* **Respect for human rights:** tracks people across the web, monetises data.
## Block rules
Block the scripts from loading.
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: facebook.net
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
## Also see
* [facebook.com](/trackers/facebook.com)
## Further reading
* [The Camera Panopticon](https://ind.ie/the-camera-panopticon/)
# Google
## Google Analytics
## What is it?
Google Analytics is a freemium web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. ([Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Analytics))
## How it violates the [Ethical Design Manifesto](https://ind.ie/ethical-design)
* **Respect for human rights:** tracks people across the web.
## Block rule
Block the script from loading.
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: google-analytics.com
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
## See also
Other Google trackers:
* [2mdn.net](/trackers/2mdn.net)
* [doubleclick.net](/trackers/doubleclick.net)
* [google-syndication.com](/trackers/google-syndication.com)
* [googleadservices.com](/trackers/googleadservices.com)
* [googletagservices.com](/trackers/googletagservices.com)
## Further reading
* [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Analytics)
# Google
## googlesyndication.com
## What is it?
Google Tracker.
## How it violates the [Ethical Design Manifesto](https://ind.ie/ethical-design)
* **Respect for human rights:** tracks people across the web.
## Block rule
Block the script from loading.
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: googlesyndication.com
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
## See also
Other Google trackers:
* [2mdn.net](/trackers/2mdn.net)
* [doubleclick.net](/trackers/doubleclick.net)
* [google-analytics.com](/trackers/google-analytics.com)
* [googleadservices.com](/trackers/googleadservices.com)
* [googletagservices.com](/trackers/googletagservices.com)
## Further reading
* [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DoubleClick)
# Google
## googleadservices.com
## What is it?
Google advertising tracker.
## How it violates the [Ethical Design Manifesto](https://ind.ie/ethical-design)
* **Respect for human rights:** tracks people across the web.
## Block rule
Block the script from loading.
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: googleadservices.com
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
## See also
Other Google trackers:
* [2mdn.net](/trackers/2mdn.net)
* [doubleclick.net](/trackers/doubleclick.net)
* [google-analytics.com](/trackers/google-analytics.com)
* [google-syndication.com](/trackers/google-syndication.com)
* [googletagservices.com](/trackers/googletagservices.com)
## Further reading
* None.
# Google
## googletagservices.com
## What is it?
Google Publisher Tags. In their own words: “GPT is an ad tagging library with which you can dynamically build ad requests.”
## How it violates the [Ethical Design Manifesto](https://ind.ie/ethical-design)
* **Respect for human rights:** tracks people across the web.
## Block rule
Block the script from loading.
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: googletagservices.com
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
## See also
Other Google trackers:
* [2mdn.net](/trackers/2mdn.net)
* [doubleclick.net](/trackers/doubleclick.net)
* [google-analytics.com](/trackers/google-analytics.com)
* [google-syndication.com](/trackers/google-syndication.com)
* [googleadservices.com](/trackers/googleadservices.com)
## Further reading
* [DoubleClick for Publishers Help](https://support.google.com/dfp_premium/answer/181073?hl=en)
# Roost
## goroost.com
## What is it?
Third-party notifications.
## How it violates the [Ethical Design Manifesto](https://ind.ie/ethical-design)
* **Respect for human rights:** gathers data, will sell if the company is sold.
From their privacy policy:
> We collect the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail and sign up for services, aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, aggregate information on service usage, and information volunteered by the customer.
> We will transfer information about you if Notice is acquired by or merged with another company.
## Block rule
Block the script from loading.
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: goroost.com
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
## Found on
* Cult of Mac
## Further reading
* [Roost privacy policy](https://goroost.com/pages/privacy-policy)
# LiveRail
> “Advanced Monetization Technology for Publishers” ([liverail.com](https://www.liverail.com))
## Ethical Design Violations
<p style='text-align: center;'>(Learn more about [Ethical Design](https://ind.ie/ethical-design).)</p>
* Tracker: monetises you.
* Web bugs: Uses invisible tracking pixels.
## Block rule