[OT] Ghostery

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Mon Dec 12 18:59:09 EST 2011

Wild turkey guess off the top of my head: Some "web bugs" as Jacque put it do not like being blocked and try to re-establish themselves, and they are what is leaking. 


On Dec 12, 2011, at 3:26 PM, Robert Brenstein wrote:

> On 03.08.2011 at 10:52 Uhr -0500 J. Landman Gay apparently wrote:
>> I've been using NoScript for years. Last week I discovered Ghostery. It lets you know what sites are tracking you and allows you to block the trackers. I have been appalled by what's been going on without my knowledge. Some sites have a dozen or more trackers and web bugs installed.
>> --
>> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
>> HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com
> Has anyone noticed a memory leak when using Ghostery in Safari? Snow Leopard 10.6.8, Safari 5.1.2. When Ghostery is inactive, the memory stays low for days. With Ghostery, I seem to have a slow leakage which accelates at some point. It might not be Ghostery itself, of course, but some combination of programs but Ghostery is definitely involved.
> Robert
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