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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
> 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.