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OT: Some intrusive ads relief

So according to what another board owner found out, the problem with the intrusive ads ISN'T because of anything B2G is doing - it's AdBlock! Apparently they're now selling advertising and replacing the ones they block with their own! Here's a couple things you can do:

1) As Joan suggested in the previous thread, add UBlock to your ad blocking software. The other board owner had this to say: "if you install the Ublock Origin extension, that should get rid of them, but if that doesn't work, go into Adblock's options and un-check 'Easylist' and that definitely should work." That's #2.

2) Uncheck Easylist in the AdBlock options. I installed UBlock(not Origins though) and it didn't work on this board, but unchecking Easylist did. Unfortunately, doing that let ads through on other sites where I wanted them blocked, so for me it's a 2-prong approach - Shut off UBlock just on this site and uncheck Easylist. That took care of every ad I was seeing here.

You can find UBlock at the link below. Consider sending them a donation if you like how it works.

To shut off Easylist, click on your AdBlock icon and choose Options. It should be on the first tab that opens. Mess around with both until you get the configuration that works best for you.

Let me know how it goes. Good luck becoming ad-free again, denizens!



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