SpanishMan wrote:lard wrote:victor wrote:I don't use phone apps, but my opinion of The Age's main web page is pretty low. I'd just prefer to do without the auto-reload, preferring to reload the page when I wish. As for the incessant adverts, including those stupid ones that popup over what you're reading, well it's just spam.
If you don't want the ads just use this:
it'll block just about every ad without having to install ad-blocker plugins etc, it makes like much nicer
I am somewhat shocked but not surprised at the list in the hosts file you mentioned. Basically without some form of programming experience and knowledge of the Internet from a technical point of view 99% of the world is being spied on!
Sure is, those sites dish out most of the worlds ads, and most would also include tracking cookies as well. Blocking them this way really makes your browsing experience much quicker and safer .