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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how does it work?
by Boldie on Wed 18th Aug 2010 18:01 UTC
Boldie
Member since:
2007-03-26

I have white listed a handful of sites (adblock on chromium). But does that help the sites? Do sites get paid from clicks or views? I never ever click on ads so is white listing helpful at all?

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RE: how does it work?
by marcus0263 on Wed 18th Aug 2010 21:18 in reply to "how does it work?"
marcus0263 Member since:
2007-06-02

Actually a better blocker I've found is AdThwart for Chrome. While with firefox I've been a longtime user of adblock I've found AdThwart to be much more reliable, check it out.

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