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[QZ] How much would you pay to never see an online ad again?

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Imagine a $120 box that sits between your cable modem (the box that brings the internet into your house) and your wireless router (the thing that fills your house with wifi) and blocks every kind of ad that can be delivered over the internet. No more ads on your laptop, tablet or smartphone. No more ads on webpages, in music streams, in front of videos, or on mobile apps.

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post #2 of 137
I wouldn't pay.
I have adblocker plus and adblock for free.
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There is already software doing this ,but sometimes it s nice to see well done adds here and there as long as they are not all over the screen.
   
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Why would I pay $120 for something I can get for free? With ABP, I can even turn ads back on for site I want to support.
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post #5 of 137
They don't really bother me unless they are popup ads or TPB-style ads (if you know what I'm talking about lol).
I don't even use ABP...
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post #6 of 137
Defeating the purpose.
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A FreeBSD as a router/firewall with proper ipfw rules would do this and could be run on a $30 optiplex 270 could do this all day long, could also add SNMP, DHCP, provide DNS and would be stable.
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Why would I pay $120 for something I can get for free? With ABP, I can even turn ads back on for site I want to support.

You can with this as well.
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No script is all I need. I don't mind the ads so much as long as they can't run anything malicious in the background, which is the number one reason to get rid of ads, virus.
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post #10 of 137
$0,. that is why we created hacks.
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