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September 03, 2007



Yeah, AdBlock is incredible. The idea of blocking Mozilla via checking the environmental variable "userAgent" is rather amateurish, you only have to install another add-on called "User Agent Switcher" to outsmart the system...

It works perfectly for http://jacklewis.net/weblog/


I have been blocking ads and other annoyances for many, many years with Proxomitron. It's completely configurable by the user and re-writes webpages plus outbound browser communication on the fly.

Adblock is only the latest in a long chain of imitators, but Proxomitron is still the original and most capable one.


They block me, because I use Adblock? So, what? If a site doesnt't work, or if they want to compel me to switch on Java Script, I just click on the next link and I'm gone. Probably forever. I never had the feeling that the internet is running out of sites I could read...

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