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Solved: How to disable 'Sponsored Links' ?

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by emil.sekula, Mar 12, 2010.

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  1. emil.sekula

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  2. Jack Hackett

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    Install the AdBlockPlus plugin ;)
     
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    You can see on the image I post before it is installed.

    Google opt out is not solution for me:

    Cite:
    "After you opt out, Google will not collect interest category information and you will not receive interest-based ads. You will still see the same number of ads as before, and Google may still show relevant ads based on the content of a web page, or other non-personal information."
     
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    So you get free email with some text based advertising. If you don't want to see the Sponsored Links then use an email client to download your email to your PC.
     
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    I prefer to use web mail because in this way I can read it on every PC.
     
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    Sometimes you cannot have your Cake and Eat too!!!

    Of course if you actually Google Search you will see there are lots of options to accomplish your task. Quite the irony if you ask me.

    My favorite is putting some extra lines in the bottom of your email that say something about a Cato-strophic event or tragedy. Google even states this on their web page.
    You agreed to Google's Terms of Service when you signed up for your Gmail account. If you do not agree with that agreement then cancel your account and use a different email provider.
     
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    The adds are not added together with e-mails but just displayed next to them.

    There is one small and good software to block these kind of pops: Ad Muncher: http://www.kaldata.net/modules.php?modid=1&action=show&id=744 but it is not freeware so I would like to know if there is any free version option.
     
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    I am well aware the Ads are displayed next to the email on the right. I use Google hosted apps for my domain. I don't know what point you are try to make with that comment.
     
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    I recommended a hosts file to them in another thread.
     
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