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ad-blocking software


Why I changed my mind about ad-blocking software

From the Cheapskate: Ads are a necessary evil of the Web, and the truth is they're just not that evil, especially if they conform to AdBlock's Acceptable Ads guidelines.

By October 2, 2015


Get started with ad-blocking apps on iOS 9

Content blockers, as they're properly called, are all the rage in Apple's latest mobile operating system.

By September 17, 2015


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


Is ad blocking the problem?

Ad blocking is an easy scapegoat for the online media industry, but blocking ad-blocking will only stymie the evolution of the online media business.

By March 9, 2010


Ad blockers top Apple charts as iOS 9 debuts

Apple's newest mobile software lets you use third-party apps to block Web ads, which the maker of the Peace app calls "creepy, bloated, annoying and insecure."

By September 17, 2015


Web ad blocking may not be (entirely) legal

As Web browser add-ons that let people erase ads proliferate, legal experts to wonder when the first lawsuit will be filed.

By September 14, 2007


Ad blockers get ad-group exec's blood boiling (Q&A)

The Interactive Advertising Bureau doesn't like how tens of millions of people use ad-blocking software. IAB's general counsel has a counterattack: block the blockers.

By April 4, 2014


What Mozilla is doing with its big pile of new money (Q&A)

Revenue at the nonprofit group nearly doubled in 2012 thanks to a new deal with Google. The money, says executive chair Mitchell Baker, is funding a big push to bring Firefox to the mobile market.

By November 21, 2013


Google celebrates 15 years of its biggest product: You

Google knows more about you than ever before, and you like it that way. How did the popular yet controversial company convince you of its trustworthiness?

By September 26, 2013


Home networking explained, part 8: Cable modem shopping tips

CNET editor Dong Ngo shares tips on how to best equip your home for cable Internet while saving your hard-earned dollars.

By August 9, 2013