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2016-02-01 17:01 »

@123andrew,

Yeah... but hm, I use https://getadblock.com, what do you think of that? Doesn't Adblock Plus take money from some corporations to whitelist them? :think: I have used Adblock Plus too though, I suppose both work pretty good. :mrgreen:

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2016-02-01 17:14 »

Just use this : http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.htm
All worry disappears instantly ~

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2016-02-01 17:17 »

Nice, I can probably mix that with http://someonewhocares.org/hosts/ :clap: :mrgreen:


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2016-02-01 23:59 »

RequestPolicy continued... https://requestpolicycontinued.github.io/ ...is also very good. It kills off anything which isn't from the domain you visit. Very very very nice. :thumbup:

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2016-02-03 11:49 »

Checkout uBlock Origin. It's better than ABP in pretty much every regard; so much so, I don't know why people are still using ABP other than that they don't know a better alternative exists. It's better on CPU and RAM as you can see below. Avoid "uBlock", and make sure you download "ublock Origin". There was a developer rift a while back, and eventually the codebase was forked and two different versions were formed. In all the research I've done ublock Origin is the better version between the two forks.

"Chris Aloud [current owner of uBlock] is under fire on Reddit due to several actions in recent past:

  • In a Wikipedia edit for uBlock, Chris removed all credits to Raymond [Hill, original author and owner of uBlock Origin] and added his name without any mention of the original author’s contribution.
  • Chris pledged a donation with overblown details on expenses like $25 per week for web hosting.
  • The activities of Chris since he took over the project are more business and advertisement oriented than development driven."
citation: http://tuxdiary.com/2015/06/14/ublock-origin/

  • gorhill [Raymond Hill] got tired of dozens of "my facebook isnt working plz help" issues.
  • he handed the repository to chrismatic [Chris Aljioudi] while maintaining control of the extension in the Chrome webstore (by forking chrismatic's version back to himself).
  • chrismatic promptly added donate buttons and a "made with love by Chris" note.
  • gorhill took exception to this and asked chrismatic to change the name so people didn't confuse uBlock (the original, now called uBlock Origin) and uBlock (chrismatic's version).
  • Google took down gorhill's extension. Apparently this was because of the naming issue (since technically chrismatic has control of the repo).
  • gorhill renamed and rebranded his version of ublock to uBlock Origin.
https://www.reddit.com/r/ublock/comment ... ck_origin/


"uBlock Origin is NOT an "ad blocker": it is a wide-spectrum blocker -- which happens to be able to function as a mere "ad blocker". The default behavior of uBlock Origin when newly installed is to block ads, trackers and malware sites -- through EasyList, EasyPrivacy, Peter Lowe’s ad/tracking/malware servers, various lists of malware sites, and uBlock Origin's own filter lists."

https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock/wiki/ ... y-compared.

Chrome Download: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo ... ck-origin/
Firefox Download: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo ... ck-origin/
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