Comment: NoScript allows fine grained control as well. I'm not sure why

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NoScript allows fine grained control as well. I'm not sure why

people keep saying otherwise.

(nothing against LightBeam, I might try it myself)

I really liked Ghostery, but it brought my system to a crawl on too many occasions. (part of why I installed it - to disable junk on pages that was eating the CPU)

What NoScript certainly has done for me is make prominent just how much CRAP poor web designers use on their pages. There seems to be a disease of cut and paste code instead of truly developing a site in a customized fashion. Sure, one doesn't need to re-invent the wheel, but when you use JS for simple things like NAVIGATION, it really shows you have no skills. It also pisses off users because your 54 levels of nested scripts can choke even the fastest of processors with gobs of ram at their disposal. That's just pure pointlessness.

I'm all for any extension that exposes the disaster that is still the Web.