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Post Posted January 25th, 2019, 5:24 pm

Apparently it was a big thing and rapid backlash caused them to reword their "definitive" intentions:

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/01/2 ... ck_change/

It just goes to show that Google doesn't have the user in mind when it comes to.... anything, I suppose. Just in it to make a quick buck. [-(

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Post Posted January 26th, 2019, 9:23 pm

Worse case perhaps somebody will make it easy to port ad-blocking lists to Privoxy.

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Post Posted February 8th, 2019, 3:41 am

Maybe Microsoft's joining Chromium will provide a counterbalance to Google? Yes, MS use ads, but are nowhere near as dependent on the ad model.

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