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How to avoid unwanted advertisements

by Gane4872 / January 26, 2014 5:05 AM PST

While working with internet. i caome so many unwanted advertisements keep coming in- How to stop. Thanks

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And with the fall of Net Neutrality
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 26, 2014 5:24 AM PST

It's only going to get worse as ISP's "innovate."

That is, if you use your ISP's DNS then they could "innovate" to redirect you to a site with their special offer.

Is it worth enough to put more hardware like in your network?

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verizon already does that
by James Denison / January 27, 2014 2:21 AM PST

you have to opt out and that also requires using verizon's alternate DNS, if you stay with verizon for DNS.

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Re: unwanted advertisements
by Kees_B Forum moderator / January 27, 2014 4:40 PM PST

Two good options:
1. Use Adblock Plus extension, available for all common browsers.
2. Block the ad-sites in your hosts file.


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re: unwanted ads
by wasptroot / January 28, 2014 10:50 PM PST

i agree with Kees_B,

Adblock Plus is brilliant, i am using chrome browser with this extension and more annoying ads...all gone Happy
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