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Privoxy is a Web proxy based on Internet Junkbuster with advanced filtering capabilities for protecting privacy, filtering Web page content, managing cookies, controlling access, and removing ads, banners, pop-ups, and other obnoxious Internet junk. It is useful for both stand-alone systems and multi-user networks.


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GPLv2Kelly Hopkins23 January 2009

Leaders and contributors

Privoxy Developers Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Support Mailing List Info/Archive
Developer VCS Repository Webview
Bug Tracking VCS Repository Webview
Help Mailing List Info/Archive
Developer Mailing List Info/Archive

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to build make
Required to build autoconf

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 22 January 2007.


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