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Coming to Firefox: Ads based on your browsing history

Mozilla is on a mission to show that online advertising can be done without violating a user’s privacy—or at least not violating it too much. Next week, the beta channel of Firefox will start testing new advertising tiles based on a user’s browsing history.

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Yehshuah1152d ago

mozilla, please stop it with the ads already.This is why I gave up on firefox
-opera

Yehshuah1152d ago

didn't work. still kept appearing. with opera, adblock worked

ChrisW1152d ago

Yehshuah,

Should work by manually blocking the ads window on whatever page you're visiting.

The only reason why I say "should" is because I haven't run into any of these 'new' ads. But I have had to do it on some pages where ads are ingrained into the page and are not automatically blocked.

Dasteru1152d ago

Click the Adblock icon, go into "filter preferences" and uncheck "allow some non-intrusive advertising"

Software_Lover1152d ago

I hate ads. Especially when I have to watch a 30sec ad for a 20 sec clip (ESPN).

subtenko1152d ago

You have the right to block ads! Especially if its from those big companys putting a 30sec ad on a 20 sec clip aint good. Block it! Find the same clip from the smaller people

kingPoS1152d ago

I'll just not bother to update it then.

KingPin1152d ago

well now that we have some pretty decent replacements, i dont mind dropping Firefox as quick as i was dropped IE.

SilentNegotiator1152d ago

Yeah...that's definitely not a welcomed change.

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