Scan Websites for Data Trackers for Free: Blacklight

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Blacklight is a tool to scan websites for data trackers for free. Internet is full of trackers, most websites have some sort of data trackers whether it’s ad trackers or third-party cookies. Such data trackers are linked to other services collecting your browsing information and things you searched for. However, such data trackers can easily be blocked with an app, extension, or within the browser itself. But if you wondering about data trackers on a website, you can check that out with this tool.

Black is a real-time website privacy inspector that analysis a given URL and lists all the data trackers active on that website. It reveals specific user-tracking technologies listing all the ad trackers and third-party cookies. Along with that, it also shows ad-tech companies that are interacting with those trackers.

Scan Websites for Data Trackers for Free: Blacklight

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Scan Websites for Data Trackers for Free: Blacklight

Blacklight is simple and easy to use. All you have to do is visit its website and enter the website URL that you want to scan for data trackers. When you do that, it takes a moment to scan all the data trackers active on that website and then list them all category-wise.

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Blacklight shows the inspection results for that corresponding date and time. It categorizes trackers by ad trackers, third-party cookies, session recording services, cookie block evades, and more. You can click and expand a category and check out all those kinds of trackers on the website. It tells you about those trackers, how often those are, and to where those set to.

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After listing all the data trackers present on the website, Blacklight gives you a list of ad-tech companies connected to the website. This list including trackers, cookies, and everything else. The website you scan sends some sort of user data to the listed companies.

Wrap Up

With Blacklight, you can check which website has how many and what types of data trackers. You can know what type of data a website scape from you and if it a security risk or not. Give it a try and share your thoughts about this with us in the comments.

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