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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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Yehshuah822d ago

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

Yehshuah822d ago

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

ChrisW822d 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.

Dasteru821d ago

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

Software_Lover822d ago

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

subtenko822d 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

kingPoS822d ago

I'll just not bother to update it then.

KingPin822d ago

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

SilentNegotiator822d ago

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

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