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.
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.
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."
Mozilla developers fight back against companies who use Java- and Flash-based pop-up and pop-under advertisements.
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.
Newest version of browser offers Web-based widgets, BitTorrent support and pop-up ad blocking.
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
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.
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