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Old 10-07-2009, 10:39 PM
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Default AdBlockPlus for FF not blocking ads anymore !

One of my favourite extensions for FF is AdBlockPlus. But I haven noticed in the last few days its not doin' what its supposed to .

I've noticed the ads have come back in FaceBook and in my Gmail.

Just wonderin' if anyone else running ABP has noticed some ads that have re-surfaced ?

I'm using the EasyList filter subscription btw ( originally developed by Rick752 ( who has since passed away, RIP ) )
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One of my favourite extensions for FF is AdBlockPlus. But I haven noticed in the last few days its not doin' what its supposed to .

I've noticed the ads have come back in FaceBook and in my Gmail.

Just wonderin' if anyone else running ABP has noticed some ads that have re-surfaced ?

I'm using the EasyList filter subscription btw ( originally developed by Rick752 ( who has since passed away, RIP ) )
Yep, Advertisers have pretty much gotten around ABP now. You just confirmed it for me. I've been experiencing ads everywhere, banners, popups and all.
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Old 10-08-2009, 01:16 AM
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At least I'm not the only one now lol

It worked fora while .. Did its part .. Now something else will emerge that will take its place, and last for a short period before that goes under ... etc etc lol
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I haven't been seeing any ads lately. Maybe I should look closer. Can you give me a website example to test.
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The only ones I've seen get around ABP with EasyList and EasyElement lately are the sponsored ads on GMail, but then I rarely use he website. Use Thunderbird instead.
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At least I'm not the only one now lol

It worked fora while .. Did its part .. Now something else will emerge that will take its place, and last for a short period before that goes under ... etc etc lol
Yeah, but I guarantee you that with my computer illiterate family now that ABP doesn't really work anymore I will be getting a lot of phone calls saying "Joe, why does this program keep saying Buy this now to get rid of your viruses? Should I buy it?" Although, you guys should be happy about it since you're all going to be making a pretty penny off of it.
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Since I don't really care for FF and use a modded (by me) version of Opera instead and see no ads I'd say use the url filter I use with Opera and add it to your ABP subscriptions and you'll rid yourself of these ads. It is recently updated and I'd think that it would work equally as well, with Opera it does great.

http://www.fanboy.co.nz/adblock/


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