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Originally Posted by mr soft View Post

There was some dissing going on a while ago about Adblock , Trueblock plus is supposed to be the real one.
I´m using FF with RIP (remove it permanently) and trueblock plus

Just checked out Trueblock Plus... Its just ABP with the acceptable ads removed, and the option to toggle it disabled.

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Seems like an over-reaction
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Yes mate , pretty much , the problem is what´s considered acceptable ads ?
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When Adblock’s “acceptable” ads are enabled, the user is not the one deciding which sites get a pass and which do not, the owners of Adblock Plus are. That is a huge problem. The person that controls this “acceptable” list can sell a spot on the list to the highest bidder, making a profit by violating your trust. While impossible to prove, it seems likely the real motivation behind this feature is greed and has nothing whatsoever to do with any sort of altruistic desire to preserve websites that depend on advertising revenue.

This is the list of current “acceptable” ads, as defined by Adblock Plus. This list includes text advertisements on Sedo parking domains, a giant company that sells domain names, and publishes advertisements on unused domains. This is hardly a poor little website where meaningful content is in danger of disappearing because no one will view their advertisements.

Here´s the list ;
https://easylist-downloads.adblockplus.org/exceptionrules.txt

There´s another one called Adblock Edge, just came out yesterday.
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/adblock-edge/
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But you can just disable acceptable ads, so I really don't see the point for the other plugins.

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