[Camino] Ad blocking in Camino?

Ess Polycarbonate at Open-Jugular.com
Wed Dec 8 21:31:26 EST 2004

Been using Privoxy for some time now.

What, exactly, is Squid?

In over my head on a lot of this recent Camino chat,

On Dec 7, 2004, at 06=D750 P, Geoff Beier wrote:

> On Dec 7, 2004, at 10:29 AM, Bill Blank wrote:
> The Adblock extension will not really *block* ads. It just prevents=20
> their display, at least in the incarnation that's known to work with=20=

> Camino. I've never used PithHelmet, so I don't know much about its=20
> behavior. If I were browsing on a 26.4 kbps connection, though, I'd=20
> want some truly industrial strength ad blocking. For that, though the=20=

> setup may seem a bit daunting, I'd recommend using a proxy. Either=20
> install squid on your firewall with some good filters, or try the more=20=

> customizable privoxy. It's free and available from=20
> http://www.privoxy.org/ . Configuring blocking actions requires some=20=

> effort, but the payoff is there in saved bandwidth. You also have the=20=

> benefit of having one ad blocker for any browser you might care to=20
> use, so you only have to determine what you care to block once.
> Good luck.
> Geoff

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