Commit 84669516 authored by Aral Balkan's avatar Aral Balkan

Added more trackers from cultofmac.com

parent 0e8d1153
# 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)
# 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
## 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
```
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: facebook.net
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
## 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
```
## Further reading
* [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Analytics)
# 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
```
## Further reading
* [DoubleClick for Publishers Help](https://support.google.com/dfp_premium/answer/181073?hl=en)
# LiveRail
## liverail.com
## What is it?
In their own words: “Advanced Monetization Technology for Publishers” ([liverail.com](https://www.liverail.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: liverail.com
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
Actual link found in the wild: `http://vox-static.liverail.com/lr.gif` (image tracker).
## Found on
* CultOfMac
## Further reading
* [Privacy policy](http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/privacystatement/default.aspx)
# 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/)
# Native Ads
## nativeads.com
## What is it?
Native ad exchange.
## 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:
> As part of our ad delivery and reporting, we log page views and collect information for the purpose of delivering ads or providing advertising-related services, including providing a specific advertisement based on a particular type of browser or time of day; statistical reporting in connection with the activity on a Web site; and tracking the number of ads served on a particular day to a particular Web site(tracking web analytics data).
## Block rule
Block the script from loading.
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: nativeads.com
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
## Further reading
* [Native Ads privacy policy](https://nativeads.com/privacy-policy.php)
# Oracle (previously Datalogix)
## nexac.com
## What is it?
Previously (before being purchased by Oracle) Datalogix described itself as “a consumer data collection company” ([wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Datalogix)). The nexac domain appears to serve 1px ✕ 1px tracking pixels.
## 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: nexac.com
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
## Found on
* CultOfMac
## Further reading
* [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Datalogix)
* [Oracle buys Detalogix](http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/press/2395487)
# Quantcast
## quantserve.com
## What is it?
In their own words: “Understand your audience. Find your next customer.” — measurement, advertising.
## 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.
## Block rule
Block the script from loading.
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: quantserve.com
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
## Further reading
* [Quantcast privacy policy](https://www.quantcast.com/privacy/)
# TowerData (previously: RapLeaf)
## rlcdn.com
## What is it?
Database Marketing. In their words: “Get data on 80% of U.S. email addresses”.
## How it violates the [Ethical Design Manifesto](https://ind.ie/ethical-design)
* **Respect for human rights:** tracks you, monetises data.
## Block rule
Block the script from loading.
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: rlcdn.com
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
## Further reading
* [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RapLeaf)
* [Privacy policy](http://intelligence.towerdata.com/privacy)
* [Privacy FAQs](http://intelligence.towerdata.com/privacy/privacy_faqs)
# Resonate
## reson8.com
## What is it?
Tracking image server (e.g. `/bk-int.gif`).
Regarding the company that owns it, in their own words: “Resonate makes marketing more relevant by uncovering why people do what they do.” [resonate.com](http://www.resonate.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: reson8.com
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
## Found on
* CultOfMac
## Further reading
* [Privacy policy](http://www.resonate.com/privacy-policy-80R5-445425.html)
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- type: block
```
## Found on
* Cult of Mac
## Further reading
* [Roost privacy policy](https://goroost.com/pages/privacy-policy)
# Simpli.fi
## simpli.fi
## What is it?
In their own words: “Simpli.fi is an advertising technology company that simplifies digital advertising through the use of unstructured data.” ([simpli.fi/about-us](https://www.simpli.fi/about-us/))
Uses web beacons/web bugs.
## How it violates the [Ethical Design Manifesto](https://ind.ie/ethical-design)
* **Respect for human rights:** tracks you, monetises data.
## Block rule
Block the script from loading.
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: simpli.fi
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
## Found on
* CultOfMac
## Further reading
* [Simpli.fi privacy policy](https://www.simpli.fi/ad-serving-privacy-policy-3/)
# StackCommerce
## stacksocial.com
## What is it?
In their words: “curated product recommendations tailored to your audience”.
## How it violates the [Ethical Design Manifesto](https://ind.ie/ethical-design)
* **Respect for human rights:** tracks you.
From their privacy policy:
>In connection with Your purchase of the Sale, You will provide the majority of the information We collect about You. Items required may include, but are not limited to, Your name, mailing address, e-mail addresses and other personally identifiable information.
> Other information collected by Us may be provided automatically when You access the Service, such as observing Your use of the Service, through the use of cookies (described below), and may be obtained from other sources such as Our business partners. Simply visiting the Sale web page will not require you to submit any personal information.
> The information you provide during Your purchase of the Sale will also be shared with the participant vendors, which enables them to better support you in the use of their product or service.
## Block rule
Block the script from loading.
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: stacksocial.com
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
## Further reading
* [StackCommerce privacy policy](https://stackcommerce.com/privacy)
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- type: block
```
## Found on
* Cult of Mac
## Further reading
* [Taboola.com](https://www.taboola.com)
......
# Twitter
## twitter.com
## What is it?
Social network. Tracks people and 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: twitter.com
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
Actual link found in the wild: `analytics.twitter.com`
## Found on
* CultOfMac
## Further reading
* [Privacy policy](https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=en)
# Yahoo
## yahoo.com
## What is it?
Advertising.
## 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.
## Block rule
Block the script from loading.
```mson
- trigger:
- url-filter: yahoo.com
- load-type: third-party
- action:
- type: block
```
## Further reading
* [Yahoo privacy policy](https://policies.yahoo.com/us/en/yahoo/privacy/index.htm)
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