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Post by forbesitalia » Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:42 pm

Hi all,
it appears that EasyList's filters are incorrectly blocking content of the site I represent, the Italian version of Forbes magazine (forbesitalia.com). Multiple reports are saying that the main content stream completely disappears when using AdBlock.

Please see the following screenshots. Without AdBlock:

https://imgur.com/a/FvFGU

With AdBlock:

https://imgur.com/a/kujT6

As you imagine, the issue is causing strong negative feedback from our readership.

We all hope this can be solved as soon as possible.

Thanks for your help!
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Post by intense » Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:03 pm

You need an exception

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forbesitalia.com#@#.ad-row
Better if easylist italia maintainer will add it to the italian list => @Khrin

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Post by forbesitalia » Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:13 pm

Thanks a lot for your feedback.
Should we contact @Khrin ourselves, or can you do it for us?

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Post by intense » Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:32 pm

@Khrin should see the thread, there is nothing else to do

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Post by forbesitalia » Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:33 pm

Ok intense, thanks a lot!
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Post by intense » Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:41 pm

or ... faster for you: just rename the class ad-row

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Post by forbesitalia » Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:17 pm

Hi,
actually we can't access our CSS sheets from Italy, but I passed on your feedback to our American developers.
They should look into it soon.

I will keep you posted,
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Post by forbesitalia » Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:06 pm

Hi intense, I have a feedback from the Forbes US team, unfortunately not a good one.
I quote our chief of operations:

"Discussed this with our head of Dev. Unfortunately we ran into the same issue with our site in the past and the only way to resolve it is for the filters list to whitelist. The logic of the stream itself is why the class is called ad, so we are not able to modify that at this time.

It usually only takes a couple of weeks for adblockers to update."

Can you help us anyway? I assume @Khrin can?

Thanks, have a good day.
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Post by forbesitalia » Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:03 pm

Thanks a lot!
This is great news to us.

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