Texas attorney general announces ad tech antitrust probe against Google

  • 16 December 2020
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This should be a fun ride. Seriously do yourself a favor and watch the video in the Attorney General’s tweet in this article https://www.theverge.com/2020/12/16/22178988/google-antitrust-ad-tech-lawsuit-texas-attorney-general-paxton?fbclid=IwAR0LKwAuAe8aebwPjuHQTAB-NUAs61-cAdcJX6VNATy7oSj5fNkjFSvWXvA


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Sorry I couldn't find the video over this ginormous ad.


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Yeah the ads there can get pretty bad. At least it’s not Forbes or Inc.


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I wonder if this will diminish Google's presence in Austin.


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@bert.smith How are you not using an ad blocker???


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And miss out on those sweet holiday deals? ( I actually had it turned off for the moment)


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loool That was legit my mom’s reasoning for disabling it.


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I cant find one worth using for safari


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any suggestions?


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Testing some firefox containerization.


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@fuge I mean, a Pi-Hole is the best, IMHO. But I also use in browser, as well as a few script blockers.


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im all in on ublock origin for chrome


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i also love Brave


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I just cant find a decent one for safari, I looked at ghostery but they capture a ton of info about where you browse


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Plus I'd miss seeing BetterCloud ads on random websites I'm on and pointing at it "Hey! I know them!"


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@fuge the link I sent you is ublock origin for Safari!


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omg really


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I gotchu fam


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https://github.com/el1t/uBlock-Safari/issues/158


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I read that and was like


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oh no


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Well boo.


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You can tell how often I’ve used safari in catalina


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Oh they recommend Adguard. I like their iOS blocker/VPN


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oh I love the new app privacy thing


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