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Saturday
Jan122008

Adblock Plus

There are two types of people who browse the web: those who see adverts on the sites they visit, and those who don't.  The latter use Firefox with the Adblock Plus add-on installed. 

Recently, I was reminded of  how intrusive web advertising is when I had to use someone else's PC.  It is like having an idiot waving to attract your attention all the time.  I even find obnoxious the relatively subtle Google Ads that appear in the side-bar of this blog (especially when they are promoting some creationist pack of lies).

Other Firefox add-ons  I use are Flashblock, which prevents flash animations from running until you click on a button (this filters out a lot of the worst adverts), and the Adblock Filterset.G Updater, which makes sure your Adblock filter list is up-to-date. 

Reader Comments (1)

I have to install some of those add-ons.
January 14 | Unregistered CommenterAydin

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