[kwlug-disc] DuckDuckGo.com -- an alternate search engine
kb at 2bits.com
Tue Jul 27 20:02:13 EDT 2010
On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 7:43 PM, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:
> Khalid Baheyeldin wrote, On 07/27/2010 7:31 PM:
> A technology in and of itself may be cool and useful. How it ends up being
>> used may be a different story: e.g. ads that suck the life out of your CPU
>> and bandwidth, spam in your email, Phishing, ...etc.
>> extensions such as NoScript and AdBlock exist.
> Would it be counter-intuitive for Google to allow an ad-block add-on to
> exist in Chrome? (Chromium?)
There are extensions for Chromium that do ad block and Flash block.
I am using them.
There are many more ...
Perhaps Google realizes that the tech-savvy/paranoid group are too tiny to
significant to its revenues? Dunno ...
Khalid M. Baheyeldin
Drupal optimization, development, customization and consulting.
Simplicity is prerequisite for reliability. -- Edsger W.Dijkstra
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. -- Leonardo da Vinci
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