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2021-10-14 7:17:15 AM  
Fakeblock.
 
2021-10-14 7:54:29 AM  
The article says AllBlock is the extension. So it is the use a similar name and hope the don't notice game.
 
2021-10-14 8:39:22 AM  
So it is some weird extension called Allblock and there is nothing in the article about the Adblock Pro extension.  Nice bait and switch, subby.
 
2021-10-14 8:57:59 AM  
It's a run-of-the-mill spamming app. Is it shocking that it pretends to be an ad blocker rather than a 'sexy game'?
 
2021-10-14 9:12:11 AM  
Ublock origin
Privacybadger
HTTPS Everywhere

On Firefox

Thank you
 
2021-10-14 9:15:50 AM  
Note to self: Google is not your friend
 
2021-10-14 10:06:08 AM  

Linux_Yes: Ublock origin
Privacybadger
HTTPS Everywhere

On Firefox

Thank you


Ublock Origin and Ghostery running on Edge.

/Always gets me when I open Youtube on someone else's machine. "Wait, Youtube has ads?"
 
2021-10-14 10:11:37 AM  
Get a hosts file.
 
2021-10-14 10:53:24 AM  

Bukharin: Get a hosts file.


Came here to write that.  Baffles me that people don't have one.
 
2021-10-14 11:26:25 AM  

Bukharin: Get a hosts file.


Or a Pi-Hole, if you don't want to keep dozens of VMs, Physical machines/hosts, smartphones, containers, etc... hosts files up to date.
 
2021-10-14 12:24:14 PM  
Let's go balls deep into Chromium
 
2021-10-14 12:46:40 PM  
Brave browser with no extensions.
 
2021-10-14 1:21:56 PM  

Carter Pewterschmidt: Linux_Yes: Ublock origin
Privacybadger
HTTPS Everywhere

On Firefox

Thank you

Ublock Origin and Ghostery running on Edge.

/Always gets me when I open Youtube on someone else's machine. "Wait, Youtube has ads?"


both missing DisableHTML5Autoplay and Kardashian Filter (which can be used to block other words like "influencer", "TikTok", or any other subject you don't want to see!)
 
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