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Using Firefox or Chrome... Is there a way to control which sites are allowed to run flash and disable it for all others?

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You could use an add-on to do this.

NoScript Firefox

Flashblock Firefox

Flashblock Chrome

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Wow, Flashblock seems like just what I'm looking for. NoScript is a bit overkill. –  Stevko May 20 '11 at 18:25
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For those using Opera who wish to do the same thing, you can shut off plug-ins (which includes Adobe Flash) for any web site by following these simple steps:

  1. Right-click on the web page
  2. Select "Edit Site Preferences..."
  3. Activate the "Content" tab
  4. Disable the "Enable plug-ins" checkbox
  5. Click the "OK" button

To enable again, repeat the above steps but read step 4 above as "Enable" instead of "Disable."

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In addition to aforementioned solutions, there is a native(built-in) one too:

Click on the icon in the beginning of the address bar in Firefox

  1. More Information...
  2. Permissions
  3. Active Plugins

And now you have full control over this page.

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