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  • Martin

    Rarst good points. I really like the Opera Mini solution that compresses the content before it delivers it to the user. This, on the other hand, might raise a few alarm signals about privacy.

    I agree that the ad manager in Opera is not on pair with the Adblock Plus extension for Firefox. Opera should really work on this.

  • Opera Mini is excellent on mobile phone but I am not sure it belongs to desktop like people try to use it.

    I think it’s unlikely for Opera to implement really functional ad blocker. It may be relatively easy to code but it has a lot of upkeep costs – updating block lists, making sure that filters don’t interfere with non-ad content… It simply isn’t their priority.

    Anyway Opera 9.5x is significant update but only a milestone before major version 10. Things might change.

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