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Physicist.


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Apr
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Apr
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comment Is Google overreaching by forcing me to use TLS?
Now I know what the "evil" Black Company of The Long Earth series reminded me of...
Mar
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Mar
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comment Is Adblock (Plus) a security risk?
@Federico I thinks their point was to mockingly suggest using another addon to check how trustworthy adblock is, which merely delegates ones trust from adblock to ghostery...
Mar
5
comment Is Adblock (Plus) a security risk?
@Federico Basically it shows and lets you block any tracking, adding and nagging parts of websites: ghostery.com
Mar
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Mar
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comment Is Adblock (Plus) a security risk?
@JeffMercado Isn't that a serious problem with Chrome's webstore then? I don't remember such BS happening at Mozilla...
Mar
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comment Is Adblock (Plus) a security risk?
Exactly, that's what I do on the entire SE network
Feb
28
comment Is Adblock (Plus) a security risk?
Update: The FUD-site admins (or Adblock itself :) meanwhile removed the adblockers from the list of "bad-ons" (oh dear, that word-creation alone makes me think of B-movies). In addition, Adblock now offered me the option to hide FUD-banners on GMX's homepage. Guess that's not exactly the effect they hoped for...
Feb
28
comment Is Adblock (Plus) a security risk?
@ntoskrnl Mission. Fucking. Accomplished
Feb
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Feb
28
comment Is Adblock (Plus) a security risk?
followed by the "you seem to have a virus, download 'anti'-virus now" - best reason why someone clicked this: "It didn't go away after clicking 'no', so I chose 'ok'" m-/
Feb
28
comment Is Adblock (Plus) a security risk?
interesting point, though for company-wide use I'd consider using a local fork that gets updated only after a sufficiently thorough review of the changes made
Feb
28
comment Is Adblock (Plus) a security risk?
I just wish they were more honest as in "Please support our service by viewing our ads. Or else."
Feb
28
comment Is Adblock (Plus) a security risk?
Good points indeed - the same applies for Firefox of course
Feb
28
comment Is Adblock (Plus) a security risk?
Great answer about the potential of addons, though slightly too fear-inducing title IMHO (I'm using Firefox btw, but I guess almost the same applies there)
Feb
28
comment Is Adblock (Plus) a security risk?
@itcouldevenbeaboat adblockplus.org/en/contribute-code