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Re: Revenge on the Nerds -Maureen on a rampage



Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM wrote:
> Speaking of browsers: I'd rather *pay* for a browser that has such an obvious
> feature as a list of URL regexps that you don't want to browse. Neither IE
> nor Netscape has it. I don't know about Lynx.  I'm now using junkbuster
> from www.junkbuster.com (highly recommended) to filter out ads and banners
> and cookies. I generally think WWW sucks; but if I use it, I want to be able
> to tell the browser that if the page tried to load an image from a URL
> that looks like
> 
> valueclick.com
> bannermall.com
> adforce.*.com/
> bannerweb.com
> eads.com/
> /*/sponsors/*.gif
> *banner*.gif
> /image/ads/
> 
> etc etc, I want the browse to ignore this request. Clearly Microsoft and
> Netscape both don't give a damn about the desires of their NON-PAYING users
> and would rather bend over for the advertisers.

I suggest writing a proxy server that does such filtering, running it on 
the local machine, and using it as proxy server from your netscape browser.

There is a proxy server in form of a 20 line perl script, you
can take it and modify it.

	- Igor.