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09.13.18
Ad-blocking browser Brave says Google is breaking EU privacy law
09.13.18

Ad-blocking browser Brave says Google is breaking EU privacy law

Its GDPR complaint could set an important precedent for adtech.

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04.19.18
Fake ad blockers in the Chrome store had over 20 million installs
04.19.18

Fake ad blockers in the Chrome store had over 20 million installs

Google removed the impostors from the Web Store after AdGuard revealed their existence.

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02.14.18
Google explains how its Chrome ad filter will work
02.14.18

Google explains how its Chrome ad filter will work

Apparently, the browser will give you the choice to continue seeing intrusive ads if you want to.

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01.03.18
Opera update keeps sites from hijacking your browser to mine bitcoin
01.03.18

Opera update keeps sites from hijacking your browser to mine bitcoin

Just enable that ad blocker, son.

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08.10.17
Samsung inexplicably opens up its Android browser
08.10.17

Samsung inexplicably opens up its Android browser

Another app nobody asked for, but it has its charms.

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04.01.16
Brave will pay you in Bitcoins for browsing the web (updated)
04.01.16

Brave will pay you in Bitcoins for browsing the web (updated)

You'll need to pay publishers if you block ads, though.

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02.03.16
Google pulls Samsung-backed ad blocker from the Play Store
02.03.16

Google pulls Samsung-backed ad blocker from the Play Store

It might not like Samsung's approach to ad blocking, though not for the reason you might suspect.

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01.08.16
You say advertising, I say block that malware
01.08.16

You say advertising, I say block that malware

Forbes asked readers to turn off ad blockers then immediately served them pop-under malware.

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10.09.15
Apple pulls ad-blocking apps that can 'compromise' security
10.09.15

Apple pulls ad-blocking apps that can 'compromise' security

Apps like 'Been Choice' could be 'used to compromise SSL/TLS security,' according to Apple.

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