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Comment Not the right audience (Score 1) 230

You don't need to be worried about people who might think about hooking up a special router or even RPi to their network to deal with IoT devices, but rather with people that don't. And that's going to be pretty difficult to solve before all consumer routers come with decent default firewall rules or such additional functionality you're describing.

Comment Re:I predict that this will be totally ineffective (Score 1) 534

They'll simply subscribe to the new updates of Adblock, automatically install the latest version in a sandbox and determine which ads are being blocked. Then they automatically rearrange the urls, css or content in the page so that they are no longer blocked. Within minutes of the new release it's been neutered. Failing that an engineer is automatically alerted to look into it via the ticket system.

And what's to stop Adblock from doing exactly the same? The amount of resources. If Adblock starts blocking actually useful content on the page, people will just stop using it.

Oops, I should've patented that instead!

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