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 JeeperMate on Wed 18th Aug 2010 16:50 UTC
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Correct me if I'm wrong, but Chrome's version of AdBlock only hides ads; it doesn't actually block them. Well, at least that's how the add-on worked in said browser when I last tried both (that's around 8 or so months ago).

The one for Firefox, on the other hand, has always blocked and hidden ads. Have things changed recently?

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