The rise of antidetect browsers

Antidetect browsers?

As anti-bot and user profiling techniques are becoming more and more invasive, a new niche of browsers is born and they are called antidetect.  They offer a new level of privacy to the user, with a set of features tailored to tackle these new menaces.

  • Fingerprints spoofing
  • Canvas and WebGL disabling
  • Proxy integration
  • API for Selenium/Playwright integration

Typically they let you create a set of different profiles you can use and apply them to the browsers. These profiles can be temporary and clean, so it's like a different person is browsing instead of you, with your cookies history and your real fingerprints.

Let's make a quick tour of the most famous ones and see how we can use them for web scraping.

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