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Post by NeyEnitic » Tue Jan 23, 2018 12:48 am

Example URL:

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http://www.channel4.com/programmes/8-out-of-10-cats-does-countdown/on-demand/66600-008
  • UK geolocked
  • Requires free account
  • Requires Flash
Browsers tested:
Firefox (latest)
Chrome (latest)

Extensions that might interfere:
HTTPS Everywhere

Lists used:
EasyList
EasyPrivacy
Adblock Warning Removal List

What happens:
https://i.imgur.com/6L7Yed7.png

Previously worked with the filters:

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@@/crossdomain.xml$domain=channel4.com
@@||ak.http.anno.channel4.com^$domain=channel4.com
@@||cf.http.anno.channel4.com^$domain=channel4.com
I decompiled their .swf player and extracted this list of urls it is testing against:
"Channel4's Arms Race" Code slightly modified for brevity. Links to full code below.

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https://pastebin.com/raw/T8RM7JtM
https://pastebin.com/raw/wTfVaMjf
https://web.archive.org/web/20180123002412/https://pastebin.com/wTfVaMjf
https://archive.fo/zMy7L
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Removed your link rules#links and merged rules#forumsearch

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Post by enbob » Sat May 19, 2018 6:39 pm

Cascade wrote:

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@@/crossdomain.xml$domain=channel4.com
@@||ak.http.anno.channel4.com^$domain=channel4.com
@@||cf.http.anno.channel4.com^$domain=channel4.com
These don't work for me on this page.

http://www.channel4.com/programmes/friday-night-dinner/on-demand/66203-001

Here are my blocked requests:

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||rtax.criteo.com^$third-party
http://rtax.criteo.com/delivery/rta/rta.js?netid=1065&cookieName=cto2_channel4&rnd=60482914438&varName=crtg_content

||fwmrm.net^$third-party,script
http://mssl.fwmrm.net/p/c4_display/LinkTag2.js?

/pauseadextension.
http://mssl.fwmrm.net/p/c4_live/PauseAdExtension.swf

@@/crossdomain.xml$domain=channel4.com
http://2a7e7.v.fwmrm.net/crossdomain.xml

||v.fwmrm.net^$third-party,object
http://2a7e7.v.fwmrm.net/ad/p/1?

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Post by enbob » Mon May 28, 2018 2:03 pm

Is it possible to block the ads on this page and still play the video?

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