Recently, the Mozilla FireFox community encountered a bit of a hacking showdown between two of the more popular extensions, AdBlock Plus and NoScript. In a series of escalating updates, the two software packages fought a battle over the ability to display ads by default on NoScript developer Giorgio Maone's homepages for users who have installed the EasyList blacklist filters for AdBlock Plus. [more inside]
posted by onalark
on May 4, 2009 -
Finally, eliminate the rickroll from your online life. I know, you're hesitant to click on that because you think that in moments, you'll find yourself on a YouTube page seeing Rick Astley doing the white-boy-80s-groove dance. (Have no idea what a rickroll is? First, consider yourself lucky, and then wiki it, or, more amusingly, Rocketboom.) But thanks to Adblock Plus, subscription filters, and collaborative flagging, you can banish Astley back to the '80s where he belongs.
posted by WCityMike
on Mar 6, 2008 -