If you like Chrome, but in terms of data protection is concerned, can use the replica Iron Portable SRWare. Unlike the original, Iron does not record user activity. The program also installs no update service and even has an ad blocker, the file on the adblock.ini is located in the program directory, controlled. All extensions that are available for Chrome, will also work with Iron. In addition to the enhancements offered on the Google site, SRWare add-ons also lists under chrome-plugins.info on. Designs, changing the appearance of the browser, the manufacturer offers under chrome-themes.info on.
Over the following problematic in terms of data protection features of Google Chrome Iron omitted:
- Timestamp: Chrome remembers up to the second exactly when the software was installed.
- Suggest: Depending on the configuration, each time you put something into the address bar, transmits this information to Google in order to display search suggestions.
- Alternate Error Pages: Depending on the configuration received a mistyped address to Google, and displays an error message from the Google server.
- Error Reporting: Depending on the configuration are transmitted to the Google server crashes or failures information about it.
- RLZ tracking: This Chrome-function transmits information in encoded form to Google, for example, when and where Chrome has been downloaded.
- Updater: Chrome installs a updater, which loads at every Windows startup in the background.
- URL Tracker: Calls depending on the configuration five seconds after launch the Google homepage in the background.
In Iron is Google’s browser without Google. Users, who value privacy obtained with Iron SRWare an alternative to the original, which received a lot of user data to the company headquarters. A version with setup program is also available .
New: as a Windows 64-bit version available.