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Privoxy 3.0.13 Beta

Privoxy 3.0.13 beta introduces IPv6 support, improved keep-alive support and a bunch of minor improvements.

See http://www.privoxy.org/3.0.13/user-manual/whatsnew.html for details.

Posted by Hal Burgiss 2009-06-15

Privoxy 3.0.12

Privoxy 3.0.12-stable is primarily a bug-fix release. See
http://www.privoxy.org/3.0.12/user-manual/whatsnew.html for details.

Posted by Hal Burgiss 2009-03-22

3.0.11 is released

3.0.11 is a stable release which includes many enhancements but no major new features. The most prominent new feature is "keep-alive" support for
outgoing connections.

See http://www.privoxy.org/3.0.11/user-manual/whatsnew.html for details.

Posted by Hal Burgiss 2009-02-22

Privoxy 3.0.10 is released

3.0.10 is a stable release which includes many enhancements but no major new features. The most prominent improvements are SOCKS5 support, and
zlib support for the default Privoxy builds.

See http://www.privoxy.org/3.0.10/user-manual/whatsnew.html for details.

Posted by Hal Burgiss 2008-08-17

3.0.9 (beta) is released

3.0.9 is a beta release which includes many enhancements but no major
new features. The most prominent improvements are SOCKS5 support and
zlib support for the default Privoxy builds.

See http://www.privoxy.org/3.0.9/user-manual/whatsnew.html for details.

Posted by Hal Burgiss 2008-07-06

Privoxy 3.0.8 Stable is Released

The Privoxy team is very pleased to announce the release of Privoxy 3.0.8. This is a stable release, that includes a number of significant new features, and enhancements to existing features, as well as the usual bug fixes, and refinements. See the ChangeLog for a list of new and improved featuers.

Posted by Hal Burgiss 2008-01-20

3.0.7 Beta is released

The Privoxy team is very pleased to announce the release of Privoxy 3.0.7. This is a Beta release, that includes a number of significant new features, and enhancements to existing features, as well as the usual bug fixes, and refinements.

Posted by Hal Burgiss 2007-12-09

The upcoming Privoxy 3.0.7 Release

Privoxy 3.0.7 is being readied for release. Your are invited to test the current development sources from cvs, submit patches or comments to help further Privoxy development.

Posted by Hal Burgiss 2007-11-03

3.0.6 (stable) is Released

Privoxy 3.0.6 is released. This is stable release with many new features, including
a number of new actions, multiple filter files, windows service functionality, and as well as many significant enhancements and numerous bugs done away with. See http://www.privoxy.org/user-manual/whatsnew.html for details.

All Privoxy users are encouraged to upgrade.

Posted by Hal Burgiss 2006-11-20

Action File 2.0 Released

This is another update to the main actions configuration file. There are many changes from 1.9, especially in the block rules. This version REQUIRES Privoxy 3.0.5. Please report any problems.

Posted by Hal Burgiss 2006-10-26

3.0.5 is released

Privoxy 3.0.5 is released. This is a beta version with many new features, including
a number of new actions, multiple filter files, windows service functionality, and as well as many significant enhancements and numerous bugs done away with. See http://www.privoxy.org/user-manual/whatsnew.html for details.

Posted by Hal Burgiss 2006-09-23

Action file 1.9 Released

A new default.action file is availlable with numerous improvements and additions. Please report any problems.

Posted by Hal Burgiss 2006-09-21

3.0.4 pre-release

We are readying many new features and fixes for the long awaited 3.0.4., including a number of new actions. These are in CVS, waiting for testers. Please report any problems or suggestions to the developers.

Posted by Hal Burgiss 2006-08-27

Welcome Fabian!

Fabian Keil has joined the development team and brought a number of significant improvements with him, including many new actions (now in CVS). Welcome Fabian!

Posted by Hal Burgiss 2006-08-27

Privoxy version 3.0.3 (stable) released

Privoxy is a web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities
for protecting privacy, modifying web page content,
managing cookies, controlling access, and removing
ads, banners, pop-ups and other obnoxious Internet
junk.

Version 3.0.3 fixes more bugs, further refines the
configuration and works around some known third-party
problems. Upgrading from 3.0.2 is recommended.

See the full release notes and changelog here:
http://sf.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=11118&release_id=213844

Posted by Andreas Oesterhelt 2004-02-02

Privoxy default.action 1.7 released

Privoxy is a web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities for protecting privacy, filtering web page content, managing cookies, controlling access, and removing ads, banners, pop-ups and other obnoxious junk. It is based on the Internet Junkbuster. Actions files are where all the per site and per URL configuration is done for ad blocking, cookie management, privacy considerations, etc. This actions file fixes a number of configuration issues with the 3.0.2 release. Everyone is encouraged to upgrade.

Posted by Hal Burgiss 2003-07-15

Privoxy 3.0.2 is released

This is the first maintenance release of Privoxy. There are no significant new features in this release. Many bugs are fixed, and some existing features have been enhanced. See ChangeLog for details. Upgrading from 3.0.0 is recommended. Privoxy is a web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities for protecting privacy, filtering web page content, managing cookies, controlling access, and removing ads, banners, pop-ups and other obnoxious junk. It is based on the Internet Junkbuster.

Posted by Hal Burgiss 2003-03-27

Privoxy 3.0.0 (stable) is released!

Following 1,5 years of development, this is the first ever
stable release of Privoxy, the privacy enhancing proxy.

Privoxy is a web proxy 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. Privoxy has a very flexible configuration and
can be customized to suit individual needs and tastes. Privoxy has
application for both stand-alone systems and multi-user networks.... read more

Posted by Hal Burgiss 2002-08-27

Privoxy 2.9.20 released

This is a release candidate for the long-awaited 3.0 stable release. Please give it a work out. If all goes well, 3.0 will be released very soon (really!).

Posted by Hal Burgiss 2002-08-14

Privoxy 2.9.18 released

After a long period of development, and numerous
alpha and beta releases, we hope that 2.9.18 beta will
prove solid enough to be renamed to 3.0.

The release contains some bugfixes over 2.9.16,
most regarding the web-based user interface and
web content filters.

Posted by Andreas Oesterhelt 2002-08-08

Project Plan (April 2002)

Project Plan

1+2)
- add privoxy|submit to documentation (contact.sgml)
- add rpm start behaviour to documentation
(given the linuxconf/chckconfig issue)

3) Call on packagers to build 2.9.14 packages (along with note to
please see and adhere to new release process in devel manual)

Now parallel:

4a) When the packages are available for download, invite the users
mailing list for the testdrive run 1.... read more

Posted by Stefan Waldherr 2002-04-21

Project has a new name!

Hi world,

news regarding the new project name and its status:

- the name will be Privoxy (as in privacy-enhancing proxy, formerly known as Junkbuster)

- we have registered the .com and .org domains (takes a day or
two to work) and share the costs among whoever wants to jump in

- .com and .org domains will redirect to sf at the beginning
abuse, postmaster, root, info will redirect to ijbswa-devel-admin... read more

Posted by Stefan Waldherr 2002-03-25

Summary of the IRC chat. Project Plan.

Team,

here is the summary of our IRC call on Sunday. Participants: oes, swa,
jon, david, hal.
Our common goal is to produce a next release soon. To accomplish that
here is the todo
list. As you can see, we need help in various areas (read: please
volunteer). In any
case, we welcome any comments...

THE release 3.0

-bugfixes (segfault,pthreads problem,memory leaks), M, whole team
-RPM, L, swa+sarantis+hal+???
-documentation, M, swa+hal+???
-cgi editor (configuration): status read-only, M, jon
-define and test conservative blocklist, L, whole team
-modular configs, url dependent content filtering, without user auth,
M, oes+???
-porting to osx, M, david... read more

Posted by Stefan Waldherr 2001-09-10