Adblock Plus and (a little) more

Adblock Plus 3.11.2 for Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Opera · 2021-09-01 12:29 by Thomas Greiner

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Snippet changes

Upgraded abp-snippets to 0.2.2 (update notes), which includes the following changes:

  • Added cookie-remover, json-override, prevent-listener and simulate-event-poc snippets.
  • Fixed regression with abort-current-inline-script snippet.
  • Fixed a problem with source maps.

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Adblock Plus 3.11.1 for Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Opera · 2021-07-27 14:23 by Thomas Greiner

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This release makes upcoming snippets more resilient against anti-ad blocking attempts (ui#966).

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Adblock Browser 2.8.2 for Android released · 2021-07-27 14:00 by Pablo Garcia

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Changes

  • Chromium v90 under the hood
  • General stability and performance improvements

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Adblock Plus 3.11 for Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Opera · 2021-05-19 17:19 by Thomas Greiner

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This release adds an easy way to block cookie warnings and push notifications. For advanced users, it also introduces the ability to block requests based on their headers as well as an option for debugging element hiding filters.

Note that the extension is no longer sending GET requests to check for updates for disabled filter lists. Instead, it is sending HEAD requests to save bandwidth while they’re not in use.

User interface changes

  • Added new filter list recommendations for blocking cookie warnings and push notifications (ui#701, core#248).
  • Added checkbox for enabling debug element hiding filters mode (ui#608).
  • Refreshed Adblock Plus logo color (ui#819).
  • Ignore private tabs when counting blocked requests (ui#851, ui#899).
  • Hide issue reporter and share buttons for private tabs (ui#870, ui#886).

Filter changes

Upgraded adblockpluscore to 0.3.0 (release notes), which includes the following changes:

Chromium-specific changes

Firefox-specific changes

  • Improved compatibility with Firefox Android 79+ (ui#868).

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Celebrating Earth Day 2021 · 2021-04-21 16:59 by Susie Concannon

This year’s Earth Day (April 22) motto is climate action, and eyeo, the company behind the Adblock Plus product, is also striving to become more sustainable and keep this earth a liveable place not only on Earth Day but 365 days in the year.

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Adblock Browser 2.7.0 for Android released · 2021-03-17 17:59 by Pablo Garcia

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Changes

  • Chromium v88 under the hood
  • General stability and performance improvements, like crashes on Samsung devices running Android 8.

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Adblock Browser 2.6.0 for Android released · 2021-02-12 14:32 by Pablo Garcia

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Changes

  • Chromium v86 under the hood
  • General stability and performance improvements
  • Bottom toolbar removed (originally removed by Chromium team)
  • No longer supporting Android 4.x

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Adblock Plus 3.10.2 for Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Opera · 2021-01-28 18:07 by Thomas Greiner

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Changes

  • Expanded list of trusted websites that are allowed to use subscribe links (webext#299, webext#308, webext#311).
  • Fixed: Gave first-run page enough time to load even under slow network conditions (ui#880).

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Restricting the use of subscribe links to prevent circumvention · 2020-12-18 16:00 by Laura Dornheim

After it is safe to assume that (almost) all Adblock Plus users have been updated to version 3.10 now, we want to share some more details about changes we made in that latest version. Specifically the restrictions regarding the use of subscribe-links.

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Adblock Plus 3.10.1 for Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Opera · 2020-12-15 13:44 by Thomas Greiner

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Changes

  • Improved performance of hide-if-matches-xpath snippet (core#263).
  • Fixed: Made iFrame properties accessible to abort-on-property-read and abort-on-property-write snippets (core#212).
  • Fixed: First-run page was being replaced even though it was already visible (ui#873).

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