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Google removes ad-blocking apps from Google Play

Apps that block ads on Android devices, including AdAway and Adblock Plus, have been removed from the Google Play store.

By March 14, 2013

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French ISP has an ad-blocking router

Free, a French ISP, has rolled out an update to its routers that turns ad blocking on by default.

By January 3, 2013

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AdBlock Plus spreads its gospel of unintrusive Net advertising

A new manifesto from an ad-blocking company Eyeo tries to build support for the idea that some ads are OK. That's good for its business, since big advertisers pay to get on its whitelist.

By April 3, 2014

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Selective ad blocking lets you support your favorite sites

Help the sites you frequent stay in business by adding them to AdBlock Plus's whitelist, which restricts the obtrusiveness of the ads that open on the page.

By July 11, 2013

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Block ads with AdBlock Plus

Say goodbye to Internet ads with this extension for Chrome or Firefox.

By December 22, 2011

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France orders Internet provider to stop blocking Google ads

After a Web provider updated its software to block the search giant's ads, the French government says, "This kind of blocking is inconsistent with a free and open Internet."

By January 7, 2013

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Correction: AVG now blocks tracking ads, monitors Wi-Fi connections

This story originally reported that the Do-Not-Track add-on could only be installed with the AVG Toolbar. AVG has confirmed that the two are separate installations.

By March 26, 2012

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Blocking ads on rooted Android phones

The ability to surf through a site without worry of clicking on one of those "A problem has been detected, scan your computer now" ads is a welcome one.

By June 20, 2011

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Three free privacy add-ons for Firefox and Chrome

AVG PrivacyFix, Bitdefender TrafficLight, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Privacy Badger identify and block ad networks and other entities that track your Web activities.

By May 20, 2014

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Poll: Do you block ads when web surfing?

Earlier this week Ars Technica caused a stir with an article titled "Why ad blocking is devastating to the sites you love". So, now, we throw it over to you our dear readers and ask, do you use an ad-blocker when surfing the web?

By March 9, 2010