Re: Ad removing proxies
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On Thu, Sep 19, 2002 at 11:24:41AM +0100, Andrew Pritchard wrote:
> filterproxy - A filtering proxy, which can among other things remove ads.
> privoxy - Privacy enhancing HTTP Proxy
> wwwoffle - World Wide Web OFFline Explorer
> muffin - A personal and extensible Web proxy
> Are the 4 that seem to fit the bill. What are people's
> impressions/evaluations of these? Is there a better one I've missed?
I personally use Squid. I use a redirector called adzap created by
some guy who (used to?) work for the Australian ISP zipcom.com.au.
It's pretty effective at nailing ad banners, flash and MP3 ads.
Adzap was GPL'd up until May 26, 1999 when the Australian government
passed internet censorship legislation. The code is freely usable and
redistributable now with one important gotcha: You may *NOT* use it to
enforce the Australian Broadcasting Services Amendment (Online
Services Bill) of 1999 or any legislation anywhere of similar intent.
The law in question is here:
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