Most mobile plug-ins, as one might expect, are designed to make browsing the web on a mobile device a less painful ordeal. Privacy-related plug-ins are likely to cause inconvenience, but the good developers at Cleary and Adblock were willing to take a shot at making usable privacy plug-ins for mobile.
If you’re a desktop browser nerd, these are some very exciting times. Electrifying new releases of Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Opera might have you absolutely giddy. I know I can barely contain myself. There is, however, a world beyond our safe desktop browser walls. It’s the world in which your children will very likely grow up. It’s a world that fits in the palms of little hands. It is, of course, the world of mobile phones, the fastest-growing Internet access vector. But rarely is the question asked: Is our children learning … to be private on their mobile phones?