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Re: [tor-talk] Ad Blocking Software
I agree with Mirmir, but I would still be more comfortable if it was
made by Tor.
On 6/11/14, Mirimir <mirimir@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 06/10/2014 10:55 PM, Roman Mamedov wrote:
>> On Tue, 10 Jun 2014 10:49:01 +0200
>> Anders Andersson <pipatron@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 9:18 PM, Antonio Z <adbeiler4444@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>> I understand that it is not necessary, but I believe that making your
>>>> own ad blocking software would bring more people to tor. It does not
>>>> even have to come with the bundle. It could just be an optional add on
>>>> called, Tor Ad blocker.
>>>> Inappropriate ads are the main reason why I would just shift back to a
>>>> browser in which I can maneuver easier.
>>> What's wrong with any of the ad blockers already out there, like,
>> I think one objection against manually installing AdBlock (or other
>> extensions) was that you make your TBB stand out from most other TBBs out
>> there. If *all* TBBs had AdBlock or other standardized ad blocking
>> installed, that'd be a non-issue.
> Yes indeed. So why doesn't TBB include AdBlock? In my experience, unlike
> NoScript, AdBlock Plus rarely breaks sites. Reductions in site loading
> time are dramatic. And then there's the privacy benefit.
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