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   ► KBIT Water-Coo...Windows UsersOnline Security   Print This     
 
Windows Online Security:
10 Second Review: Adblock Plus
 
Posted 9 years ago on 7/10/2010
Take Away:

Don't use it until they fix major problems with false positives and until they stop pubicly displaying your email address!

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My advice is don't use this until they fix major problems with false positives and until they stop pubicly displaying your email address!
 
On PrestwoodBoards this product returns a false positive:
 
I went to their website to see if I could contact them but the only way is to report a bug. However, when you sign up they warn you that they show your email address publicly so I can't sign up!!! Geez, they are trying to help people concerned with web abuse and THEY ARE DIRECTLY CONTRIBUTING to web abuse by showing your email!!!!
I simply wanted to contact them to figure out if I could do something differently that would not cause a false positive or if they could fix their product.

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