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Ad-blocker for my home network

I found that Pi-Hole suits my needs. It's gratis It's open source it supports all hardware and platforms, because it blocks ads on DNS level. simple and easy to use: the clients do not need to ...
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Adblocker that will only block invasive ads

Before uBlock Origin, there was the original AdBlock Plus by Wladimir Palant. That extension remains available in Firefox (just search addons for it). It includes an option (enabled by default) to ...
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Adblocker with more sophisticated filters

The best stuff out there is uBlock Origin. It supports so-called "cosmetic filtering" in addition to run-of-the-mill static rules. Be sure to install the latest development release for that, ...
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Is there a reliable approach to block Facebook's new stealth ads?

Adblock Plus now copes with Facebook's stealth ads through it's EasyList filter. All you have to do is enable that, or manually ad facebook.com##DIV[id^="substream_"] ._5jmm[data-dedupekey][data-...
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An adblocker rule list for "Update to our privacy policy" popups in light of GDPR

Although not GDPR-specific, I Don’t Care About Cookies removes cookie warnings on websites. It is available as an adblock filter list or a separate extension. https://www.i-dont-care-about-cookies.eu/...
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Content blocker (adblocker) for iPhone 5

Adblock Browser should work. It's completely free and it requires iOS 8.0+ (so it's not compatible with iPhone 4, but it is with iPhone 5) and does not restrict usage to any specific iPhone/iPad/...
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Effective Android app for ad blocking

If we are talking about web browsing, I've been using Firefox with uBlock Origin. It works like a charm. My first goal was to have an ad-free YouTube, which I think is impossible to have with the ...
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Effective Android app for ad blocking

You should try AdAway if your device is rooted: https://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2190753 The app modifies the device's hosts file so ads get blocked on system level, you don't have ...
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Is there software out that removes static porn ads from sites?

uBlock Origin is a customizable browser extension that can block almost any content, including porn ads. Since, by default, uBlock Origin blocks most ads, it should also block any ads promoting ...
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Effective Android app for ad blocking

The most effective non rooted ad blocking solution is blokada. It runs a vpn and blocks all the ad request using dns blocking. It blocks ads across all apps. You can download it from its website or ...
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Effective Android app for ad blocking

Alternate partial solution: Disable internet access to apps that don't need internet for your use. Settings--> Apps--> Permissions, now disable both wireless and data access to those apps. Only give ...
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Block YouTube ads on a smart TV

The current state of the art is to use regex filters with PiHole. (^r[[:digit:]]+(\.|\-+)[[:alnum:]]+\-+[[:alnum:]]+\-+[[:alnum:]]+\.)(googlevideo|gvt1)\.com$ This will block most in-video ads and ...
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Automatically skip in-video ads on YouTube

I think this is what you are looking for. Extensions for Chrome and Firefox are linked in the readme file. Here's a screenshot of the skipped advertisement on a JonTron video. The part that the ...
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No-Root Android Ad Blocker (KitKat compatible)

Here’s another option. I haven’t tried it, but it’s open source. It appears that while the current version doesn’t support KitKat, and older version that’s still available does. https://blokada.org/#...
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No-Root Android Ad Blocker (KitKat compatible)

I’m not sure how well it works, but there is a version of Adblock Plus that existed for Android. It is fairly outdated, so it should run on KitKat. It works only on WiFi without root. It is no longer ...
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AdAway alternative for non-rooted Android devices?

You can find some candidates in my app-list of Ad-Blockers. But without root, air is thin. My recommendation here would be Block This!. Not using it myself, but I got positive feedback from friends ...
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Is there a reliable approach to block Facebook's new stealth ads?

F.B. Purity seems like it will do what you are looking for. I have not used it recently as I do not use Facebook anymore but I remember it having lots of settings for removing annoying content. It ...
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