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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


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


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


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


Firm pulls ad blocking software

ClearWay Technologies removes a beta version of its AdScreen software and asks Netizens not to use it following a barrage of protest email and calls.

December 4, 1998


Opera 9 takes the stage

Newest version of browser offers Web-based widgets, BitTorrent support and pop-up ad blocking.

By June 20, 2006


Curtain rises on Opera 9

Newest version of browser offers specialized Web-based widget programs, BitTorrent support and pop-up ad blocking. Video: A tune-up for Opera Images: BitTorrent and more

By June 20, 2006


AdSubtract Pro 2.5

This is the best all-around ad-blocking program we can find, with good privacy controls. You still must use Ad-aware to remove ad components that track your surfing, however.

By March 7, 2002

4 stars Editors' rating March 7, 2002

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