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Google goes ahead and blocks some of the ad blockers
Google goes ahead and blocks some of the ad blockers
Google announced in January that it will be blocking extensions from using a specific API that was commonly used to block ads. Even after a ...... 31 May 2019 - 3 comments
Upcoming Chrome restricts ad blockers, some more than others
Upcoming Chrome restricts ad blockers, some more than others
Google is planning major changes to its web browser, Google Chrome, later this year. Some of the more important changes have to do with how ...... 24 Jan 2019
Chrome's own ad blocker is now live - and this is how it works
Chrome's own ad blocker is now live - and this is how it works
Google's Chrome web browser started blocking ads on February 15, 2018. It comes into effect for all of its billions of users, without any extensions, ...... 18 Feb 2018
Google updates Chrome with better popup protection
Google updates Chrome with better popup protection
Just as Mozilla updated their browsers, with new Firefox 58, Google answers with a new browser version of their own. Among other things Google's ...... 26 Jan 2018
Google to roll out Chrome ad blocker in February
Google to roll out Chrome ad blocker in February
Google surprised many of us earlier this year by announcing that it will be adding an ad blocker element to its Chrome browser. The search giant ...... 20 Dec 2017 - 1 comment
Samsung's ad-blocker app is removed from Google Play Store
Samsung's ad-blocker app is removed from Google Play Store
Just days after it was launched, Samsung's Android ad blocking app Adblock Fast has been removed from the Google Play Store. The plug-in ...... 04 Feb 2016 - 11 comments
Snowden: You need to be running an ad blocker
Snowden: You need to be running an ad blocker
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden made some interesting comments during a recent interview, suggesting that everybody should be running an ad ...... 19 Nov 2015
     

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