Does this site breach Anti-adblock policy?

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crazyskeggy
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Does this site breach Anti-adblock policy?

Post by crazyskeggy » Sun Jun 21, 2015 8:02 pm

The policy I am referencing is:
The user must be the only one in control of the filters required for the purpose of the anti-adblock message. It must not be possible for external sources to add, modify or remove any rules remotely.
(Taken from https://easylist.adblockplus.org/blog/2 ... ite-admins)

The site I believe to be in breach of these rules is www.refunder.se - a user at AdBlocksend us an ad report which contained the following custom filter list: http://www.refunder.se/adblock/filter/abp which I immediately investigated.

This could be a breach because they are able to update that to add more whitelists or change it at their whim, not at the user's decision. Even adding blacklists for competitors (which would be a really bad idea causing more hassle for all of us).
I usually post here on behalf of AdBlock (not ABP), when users come to us first and we have some reason to get involved with the discussion. (http://support.getadblock.com)

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Post by fanboy » Mon Jun 22, 2015 9:14 am

I didn't see anything obvious even under a .se vpn, is there some re-producible steps?

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Post by crazyskeggy » Mon Jun 22, 2015 10:14 am

It was more the fact that I saw the list and it looks like it might be a list a website has made to let a user just click a button to whitelist the site, but technically it would breach this rule though, right?
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Post by MonztA » Mon Jun 22, 2015 11:24 am

crazyskeggy wrote:...but technically it would breach this rule though, right?
Yes.

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