Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 18th Aug 2010 14:02 UTC
Internet & Networking We're still in the slow news period, so let's talk about something we discussed before: blocking advertisements on websites. Up until, well, today, I didn't block ads - not because of some ethical objection or whatever, but simply because I couldn't be bothered to setup AdBlock. Today, after taking a closer look at some of the websites I frequent, I decided to take the plunge and install AdBlock on all my machines. The following set of screenshots should pretty much explain why.
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by wazoox on Wed 18th Aug 2010 14:55 UTC
wazoox
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2005-07-14

OSNews is the only whilte-listed website in my adblock installation. Why? Because they asked kindly ;)

I've used adblocking tools for most of the past 10 years now (I used a local filtering proxy back then). I hate advertisement.

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