The Solid Podcast by Doc Rock

The Solid Podcast: Season 3 Episode 2 - Protect Yo Net!

February 5, 2020

Welcome to The Solid Podcast: Season 3 Episode 2. In the last episode we covered how the big tech companies use cookies, trackers and browser fingerprinting to follow your web surfing. They then use that information to target advertising directly to you and your "framily" (friends & family). In this follow up episode I teach you several ways to block these trackers or control them to your liking. After listening to this episode you will be able to safely put the tinfoil snap backs away and bust out your New Era's signature 59FIFTY with your favorite team on it.

🔴 Side benefit of listening is you’ll look better. Here is how to "Protect Yo Net!"

 Protect Yourself from Web Trackers and Fingerprinting


iOS Settings

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Android Settings

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  • Settings
  • Apps
  • Select App like IG

Mobile Blockers

Firefox Focus

Can be soused as Safari AD-Blocker


Desktop blocking

Incognito Mode: Does not stop some trackers

Duck Duck GO
Search privately, block trackers, secure connections, and more — all for free.

Safari is fairly advanced as far as privacy is concerned, and Apple has introduced a number of new features that prevent websites from getting too much of your data. You can reinforce this protection by installing extensions to block ads and trackers.

Adblock Plus
It stops you from visiting known malware-hosting domains, and also disables third-party tracking cookies and scripts. Plus, there are a ton of things you can do with it beyond just blocking ads.

Privacy Badger
Privacy Badger automatically learns to block invisible trackers.
Chrome, FireFox,

HTTPS Everywhere
HTTPS Everywhere is a Firefox, Chrome, and Opera extension that encrypts your communications with many major websites, making your browsing more secure.

Control of trackers at the device level


  • VPN will not 100% obscure your Identity
  • VPN Basically changes your IP address/Location
  • Modern Trackers can still track you just minus your IP address

TOR Browser
Tor Browser isolates each website you visit so third-party trackers and ads can't follow you. Any cookies automatically clear when you're done browsing. So will your browsing history.

10 Minute Mail provides free, anonymous, secure, temporary email accounts.


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