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The 2012 Readers' Choice Awards Winners: Web Browsers


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Best Privacy/Security Add-On
The 2012 Readers' Choice Awards Winners: Web Browsers

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Privacy and security while browsing the Web is important to all of us, as evidenced by the fervent voting in this category year in and year out. The five finalists featured an impressive selection of tools reminiscent of last year's award. In fact, only one newcomer advanced to the final voting phase in 2012.

Although the cast of characters may have been similar, the results differed quite a bit. While 2011 was essentially a two-horse race in this category, this year's winner passed the finish line with a very sizable lead. In addition to being the only finalist with a double-digit percentage of the vote, the victor also unseated perennial winner NoScript. Congratulations are in order for this year's Best Privacy/Security Add-On, WOT!

Final Voting Results
  • *WOT (Web of Trust) - 75%
  • NoScript - 8%
  • FoxyProxy - 6%
  • LastPass - 6%
  • BetterPrivacy - 2%
*denotes winner

2011 Winner: NoScript

2010 Winner: NoScript

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