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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

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Use Overlay Blocker to close pop-up overlays in Chrome

This Chrome extension adds a button to your right-click menu, providing a quick and consistent way to close annoying overlays.

By December 5, 2014

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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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Google's latest patent could put spoilers to bed

The search giant is granted a patent for an automatic spoiler blocker for social media.

By April 8, 2015

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Hate ads? Pay Google to block them for you

Google is testing an ad-blocker service, Amazon may be inserting ads into streaming video, and Comcast lets you track the cable guy.

By November 21, 2014

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Hate ads? Pay Google to block them for you

Google is testing an ad-blocker service, Amazon may be inserting ads into streaming video, and Comcast lets you track the cable guy.

By November 21, 2014

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Ad tracking 'blocker' comes to iOS 6

Apple's UDID is soon to be dead to advertisers, replaced by the Advertising Identifier. With it, you'll be able to limit targeted ads in iOS 6, but it won't be fully functional at first.

By September 14, 2012

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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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Twitter announces about-face on controversial new blocking rules

A firestorm had erupted after the social network relaxed blocking rules, allowing blocked users to see everything the blocker tweeted.

By December 12, 2013

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VH1 unrolls video app with its TLC biopic outside pay gate

Viacom's video-on-demand app revamp marches on to VH1, and to start, it will put its original movie about TLC outside the blocker that requires a pay-TV subscription to watch.

By October 16, 2013