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More sites are refusing to let us read them unless we switch off the ad blocker. But switching off Javascript gets us around that!
May 28 2018 01:34 AM
  • Atomica's Photo
    Ads were getting too intrusive and annoying even before adblockers were mainstream. The advertisers brought it upon themselves by making their ads so annoying. Hell the only reason I started using an adblocker is because a Flash add on DeviantArt was destroying my single-core PC at the time.
    May 31 2018 11:05 PM
  • kano's Photo
    And don't forget the 8 other "download now" buttons that you find on file sharing websites which will download anything except what you are actually expecting...
    Jun 01 2018 07:54 AM
  • pacman's Photo
    NoScript is my friend with websites where 1 tab takes 500MB ram. It also adds the options to choose which scripts to allow, so I block google-analytics, facebook.net, etc. While allowing some trusted website.
    Also consider blocking all cookies by default and allowing only a few trusted ones through.
    Apparently, (Threat of) DMCA was used to remove some servers from easylist which the adblockers use, last year: https://torrentfreak.com/dmca-used-to-remove-ad-server-url-from-easylist-a...
    Jun 03 2018 10:58 PM