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Dan Romero@dwr
4/11/2023

Trying to get a sense for how popular ad blockers are with y'all? 1. I use a browser extension based ad blocker 2. I use a Pi-hole or equivalent network ad blocker 3. I use a VPN ad blocker 4. I don't use an ad blocker

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Jeff Feiwell@hyper
4/11/2023

1

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Zach Terrell@zachterrell
4/11/2023

4

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4/11/2023

1 & 3

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Noah Bragg@nbragg
4/11/2023

1. Brave

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Victor Ma@vm
4/11/2023

1

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kenny@kenny
4/11/2023

4

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Corbin Page@corbpage
4/11/2023

1

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Alex Loukissas@futureartist
4/11/2023

Browser (uBlock) because it works even for in-video ads (YouTube, Hulu, etc)

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dcposch.eth@dcposch
4/11/2023

1, ublock origin

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Chris Carella@ccarella
4/11/2023

1.

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skilift 🚠@skilift
4/11/2023

1

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mk@mk
4/11/2023

Brave

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Hideki Tokyo Art NFT web3 DAO Cr@hid
4/11/2023

Brave is good twitters and instagram is 👎🏾clubhouse is good but how to get company money for running? Use 2 earn will good. Ad watch decide by user is good. Ex. Stellawalk (Japanese app) or Now maybe just token airdropping.

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daniel@pcdkd
4/11/2023

2. 3.

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Gala@gala
4/11/2023

1

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Mike Casey@mc
4/11/2023

1

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Rohit Kulshreshtha@rohit
4/11/2023

2

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maxpetretta.eth@maxpetretta
4/11/2023

1

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4/11/2023

1

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Carsten@cpoetter
4/11/2023

1 Brave

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pjs@pjs
4/11/2023

1. Brave

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Brian Kim@brianjckim
4/11/2023

brave

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Ed O'Shaughnessy@eddieosh
4/11/2023

1. uBlock Origin

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Zohaib Ali@fractalqualia
4/11/2023

1 Although I heard that Chromium based browsers were about to ban add blockers, so I guess Firefox will be my default soon.

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Deployer@deployer
4/11/2023

4

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pushix@pushix
4/11/2023

1. Ublock origin

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4/11/2023

1

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Rex@24
4/11/2023

1

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Linda Xie@linda
4/11/2023

1

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Dean McCall@thedean
4/11/2023

1

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starl3xx@starl3xx
4/11/2023

1 + 2

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rish@rish
4/11/2023

1

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4/11/2023

1 but I forgot it was there until this cast. Guess it’s doing its job?

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Verity@verity
4/11/2023

1

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Shane Glynn@cno
4/11/2023

1

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zoan.eth@zoan
4/11/2023

Brave, for Chrome I use ublock origin

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osama@osama
4/11/2023

2,3

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tomato.eth@thefaketomato
4/11/2023

1 and 2. uBlock Origin in Firefox and pi-hole.

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4/11/2023

Both 1/2

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Taylor Hodge@taylor
4/11/2023

1: ublock origin, adblock plus, privacy badger Planning to introduce 2 in the coming months as well

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srijan 🦒@srijan
4/11/2023

2 at home otherwise 1

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Tayyab@tayyab
4/11/2023

Brave browser

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buidlpreneur@scottrepreneur
4/11/2023

1 and 2 (at home)

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WakΞ@wake
4/11/2023

1 and 2, sometimes 3.

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Zach French@zachfrench
4/11/2023

1 brave

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Christian Lundkvist@clun
4/11/2023

I use the 1Block content blocker on iOS, don’t use macOS or other desktop OS so don’t know what’s on there.

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Alex Danco@danco
4/11/2023

4

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4/11/2023

3

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David T Phung ⌐◧-◧@davidtphung
4/11/2023

brave browser.

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Ayush@ayush
4/11/2023

1

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Nat Emodi@emodi
4/11/2023

1

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Jun Gong@jun
4/11/2023

1

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Composability Kyle@kylesamani
4/11/2023

I use Brave, which is closest to #1, but better

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fufu prophet@frdysk
4/11/2023

1

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Liang良peace🇺🇸🇨🇳@liang
4/11/2023

1

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Alex Palmer@thatalexpalmer
4/11/2023

1. uBlock Origin 3. Proton

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Cardenas@cardenas
4/11/2023

1. Brave, AdGuard 3. AdGuard VPN (browser extension) Proton VPN (desktop app)

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4/11/2023

1 and sometimes 3

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Hexidethmal@hexidethmal
4/11/2023

4. Esp as crypto use goes up, number of browser extensions of any sort has dropped to about zero

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everythingempty@empty
4/11/2023

arc browser

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bitsikka@bitsikka
4/11/2023

1

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4/11/2023

1. Brave

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John Gazzini@gazzini
4/11/2023

4

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DeFi Advisoor @defiadvisoor
4/11/2023

1

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Murdo@murdo
4/11/2023

1 - 1Blocker across all devices.

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Kartik Agaram@akkartik
4/11/2023

1

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Cameron Armstrong@cameron
4/11/2023

1

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David Furlong@df
4/11/2023

1

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Namekeeper@namekeeper
4/11/2023

2

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pal@pal
4/11/2023

1

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Randy.C@rcyh
4/11/2023

1.

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TheThriller@thethriller
4/11/2023

4

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TheThriller@thethriller
4/11/2023

Anyone use their brain to block ads?

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borodutch 👈👈😎@borodutch
4/11/2023

ublock origin + pi hole i value my time so much that i also have an extension that automatically skips ads integrated to youtube videos too (the ones in the actual videos)

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Brandon@saasdon
4/11/2023

1 (MacOS & iOS)

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kingd.eth@duaneking
4/11/2023

3

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Jess Sloss @jess
4/11/2023

1

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Janna@janna
4/11/2023

1

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Greg Skriloff@greg
4/11/2023

1

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Landon@lndnnft
4/11/2023

1 2 seems like too much work, I don’t care *that* much

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hiraeth@air
4/11/2023

1. Ublock origin

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chrsmaral@chrsmaral
4/11/2023

1 & 2 on public wifi 3

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CyberCode Twins@cybercodetwins
4/11/2023

3

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Yash Karthik@yashkarthik
4/11/2023

Pi hole + ublock origin Ublock does more than just adds. I use it hide cookie pop-ups and distracting sidebars

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Erick D@erickd
4/11/2023

1. Also to stop tracking

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Jeremy Karl@techspec
4/11/2023

1

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4/11/2023

Brave

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Neokry@neokry
4/11/2023

1

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Alberto Ornaghi@alor
4/11/2023

1. I use two ad blocker extensions

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Quetevayabien@que
4/11/2023

4 😁

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WebOfTrust✨🔴✨@weboftrust
4/11/2023

1 & 3

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Kevin Lanceplaine 🔴✨@lanceplaine
4/11/2023

1. Also I have a second extension just for Twitter that does a great job at removing Twitter “recommendations” and other annoying things.

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adiba.eth@adiba
4/11/2023

1

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Nokcha@nokcha
4/11/2023

1 and 3! And only open source solutions

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Blake Burgess@trinitek
4/11/2023

1.

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caz.eth@caz
4/11/2023

1, Brave

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Narr@narr
4/11/2023

Just brave. Should we be layering on?

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_slow_crypto@slowcrypto
4/11/2023

4. Ads are cool.

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gamzika➕@gamzika
4/11/2023

1

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fufu prophet@frdysk
4/11/2023

@poll

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Deniz 🧿@deniz
4/11/2023

1️⃣

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dfern.eth@dfern
4/11/2023

1

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Kamran@ya
4/11/2023

3

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Mathi@mathi
4/11/2023

I use brave

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Brent Fitzgerald@bf
4/11/2023

1, 2 at home, 3 sometimes

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misha de ridder@mdr
4/11/2023

1 Brave + 3 Proton ... you have to be careful though with stacking ad blockers, if a site breaks it because of it sometimes it's hard to find which one to turn off. (personal experience, had at some point too many ad blockers 😆)

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tim 🥝@timdaub
4/11/2023

I prefer to not say

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pugson@pugson
4/11/2023

1 + 2 at home 1 + 2 via 3 when not at home with tailscale.com running on my home server

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motorcycle@motorcycle
4/11/2023

good job,i like it

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Kipit@kipit
4/11/2023

1

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Vinay Sharma@vinaystwt
4/11/2023

Using Arc

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Les Greys@les
4/11/2023

the best kinda ad blocker when you didn't use your ad-blocker enabled browser.

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nonart.eth@nonart
4/11/2023

1-I use an ad blocker based on the Brave Browser extension and 3- VPN ad blocker

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Mac Budkowski@macbudkowski
4/11/2023

1. AdBlock Plus.

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4/11/2023

1. ublock origin

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4/11/2023

1. Brave works mostly fine. Mostly. It sometimes misses out on some click hijackers. uMatrix to handle the rest. Tampermonkey for custom mods, autoremovers, & webpage improvements.

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EverlastingOS@everlastingos
4/11/2023

1 - ublock

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Louis Bettens@lourkeur
4/11/2023

1

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Scott Kominers @skominers
4/11/2023

1

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Sarah Azouvi@saz
4/11/2023

1!

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aerique@aerique
4/11/2023

1 and 4 depending on device

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aerique@aerique
4/11/2023

1 and 3 depending on device

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m_j_r@m-j-r
4/11/2023

been enjoooying adblockers since firefox. used 2 & 3 in other settings, but not necessarily for blocking ads.

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miro𓆣@miroyato
4/11/2023

Pi-holes are the bane of my existance sooooo much being blocked by it I recommend extension and specific browsers like brave : )

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Kiren Srinivasan@kiren
4/11/2023

@v #4

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4/11/2023

I do everything except 1.

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Denis 🇺🇦 | Subsocial@di
4/11/2023

4 Having ads means there's not enough value in this experience to pay for, hence a chance of my churning

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Keith Axline@kaxline
4/11/2023

2

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Pierrick@pierrick
4/11/2023

2

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Harper Reed@harper
4/11/2023

1&2+3

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zachroth.eth@zachroth
4/11/2023

I recall that 40%+ of events were missing at CB because of ad blockers cc @programmer

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Patrick Ward@pdw
4/11/2023

1

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4/11/2023

Option 1 and 2. I also kill ads by paying for certain subscriptions, such as YouTube Premium.

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Dan Simmons@simmons
4/11/2023

1, 2, and sometimes 3.

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Dan Simmons@simmons
4/11/2023

2, sometimes 3. Try to avoid using browser extensions, so use Brave's native version of 1.

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Wasabi Network@wasabi
4/11/2023

1

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Discordian@discordian
4/11/2023

1 & 2, unsatisfied with just one option.

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Renee Bigelow@reneeb
4/11/2023

Curious as to why the question/interest?

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Devin Elliot@notdevin
4/11/2023

I don’t use any except whatever ships with whatever I’m using. I feel like I’d easily spend more time setting up the lockers than just ignoring them when they show up. Tbh I don’t know when I even see ads anymore anyway??

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Maybe Im Wasabi 〽️@maybeimwasabi
4/11/2023

Can we get a summary analysis of this? 🙃

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slobo.eth@slobo
4/11/2023

4

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ɃΞrn@b7
4/11/2023

1+3

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ɃΞrn@b7
4/11/2023

A bit shocking how little people use vpns

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Adam@admlj
4/11/2023

1 & technically 3

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Britten Wolf@brittenwolf
4/11/2023

1

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Tony D’Addeo @deodad
4/11/2023

1 2

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Elie@elie
4/11/2023

Brave. And before that 1

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Renjith Nair@rn
4/11/2023

Use Brave + control-D . Used to have PiHole

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NickelJ3@nickelj3
4/11/2023

1

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nixo@nixo
4/11/2023

1 & 2 (normally)

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4/11/2023

😍

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4/11/2023

1blockerftw

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Limes.eth@limes
4/11/2023

1. UBlock Origin and tell all my friends to do the same

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Tajobin@tajobin
4/11/2023

1

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4/11/2023

1+3 depending on my system

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RedVan@redvan27
4/11/2023

1

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tricky_labyrinth@trickylabyrinth
4/11/2023

1 and 2

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4/11/2023

1,3

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Takeshi@takeshi
4/11/2023

4 because you should experience how normal users do as a product builder

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pdr@pdr
4/11/2023

1. uBlock Origin 2. Pi-hole 3. Algo or Mozilla VPN

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4/11/2023

1 + 3

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Daniel Lombraña@teleyinex
4/11/2023

Ublock + android system blocker without rooting it in Samsung

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j4ck is onchain@j4ck
4/11/2023

1. Arc

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4/11/2023

Brave + VPN blocker + Apple Private Relay

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0xCK@0xck
4/11/2023

ublock origin + custom DNS server

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4/11/2023

arc and brave

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Dan Finlay@danfinlay
4/11/2023

Multiple 1 (uBlock and Privacy Badger)

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petar.tez@petar
4/11/2023

1

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Kiran@kiran
4/11/2023

Mullvad

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Kiran@kiran
4/11/2023

1 & 3 Mullvad

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Jimmu@jimmu
4/11/2023

1. U block origin

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Paul Dobson @pauldobson
4/11/2023

1

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Archie Pelago@archipelago
4/11/2023

1

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Alex 🤗@reyes
4/11/2023

1

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Derek E. Silva@dereksilva
4/11/2023

1

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Jian@jian
4/11/2023

1

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Davec@davec
4/11/2023

Brave

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Sean Wince@seanwince
4/12/2023

1

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Yassine Landa@yassinelanda
4/12/2023

1

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Pam Lokker@borlokva
4/12/2023

4

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4/12/2023

Brave

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4/12/2023

I use: - Ublock Origin - Cookie prompt blocker - Pi-hole Keeps things sane

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culgin@culgin
4/12/2023

ublock origin

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0xHarsh@shah
4/12/2023

1

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haurog@haurog
4/12/2023

1 + 2

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zepedro.eth@zepedro
4/12/2023

Brave+1+3

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Cuautemoc Weber @oibot70
4/12/2023

I use Opera which includes VPN and adblocker out of the box little bias as i work there for many years but solid product

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Vinay Vasanji@vinayvasanji
4/12/2023

1. uBlock Origin 3. Proton VPN Netshield

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Drakkar@drakkar
4/12/2023

4 👋

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Ricky Tan@ricky
4/12/2023

1+3

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Ferran@ferran
4/12/2023

I use a DNS filter with ad blocker (always) + VPN (on demand)

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4/12/2023

1. browser based extension. unlock origin vpn for public wifi

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Mingyan@mingyan
4/12/2023

1

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Nathan Snell@nathansnell
4/12/2023

Brave

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zkoperator@zkoperator
4/12/2023

1

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Brian@bp
4/12/2023

4

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Denny Brown@dennybrown
4/12/2023

4

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C.Y. Lee | cxy.eth@cxy
4/12/2023

4 I want to feel the normie web

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4/12/2023

1

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4/12/2023

stack: adblocker, brave and protonVPN

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PhaeDog@phaelon74
4/12/2023

1 and 2 when I can.

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Joe Blau@joeblau
4/12/2023

1 + 2 plus i have a /etc/hosts file that black holes about 80,000 domains.

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Michael Denny@mdenny
4/12/2023

1

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raz@raz
4/12/2023

1+3

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Chris Beckner@beckner
4/12/2023

Brave

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Raul@raul
4/13/2023

1

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Drew@drewb
4/13/2023

Brave

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Benjamin Chait@benjaminchait
4/13/2023

1

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4/13/2023

1+2 1) I use extensions like uBlock, I don’t care about cookies and SponsorBlock on desktop. 2) I have a Pi-Hole on the network for when I use Arc and mobile browsers.

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David B@djb
4/13/2023

1 but exploring 2

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Christian Keesing@myst
4/13/2023

1

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Nishit Sadhwani@sadhwani
4/13/2023

I use brave On chrome - Browser extension based ad blocker

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Joel🏴(🦇,🔊,🦖)@joelzhou
4/14/2023

1

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Johann@jr
4/16/2023

2 (nextdns)

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Niall@niall
4/18/2023

I use an ad blocker which runs as a local vpn on my mobile, 1Blocker