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ad-blocking software

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Firefox improves pop-up ad blocking

Mozilla developers fight back against companies who use Java- and Flash-based pop-up and pop-under advertisements.

By April 4, 2005

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Google yanks ad-blocker apps from Google Play

A handful of app developers receive notices from the Web giant saying that their ad-blocking software "interferes with or accesses another service or product in an unauthorized manner."

By March 13, 2013

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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