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I support internet ads but would like to block only certain adverts.

My personal experience with "tailored ads" is actually a very disappointing one. Despite not caring much about blocking tracking information (with one notable exception), you visit one product page on Amazon one day and for 24 hours since that all the "personalized" ads I get are about Amazon and that specific product. Sometimes that happens when I visit specific websites too, like a rather well known Dutch pizza franchising's. That's just sad.

I know how to block all adverts, but that is not what I want to do. Is it possible to prevent certain adverts? I'm perfectly okay if blocking those ads means being served other ads in their place.

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I understand why block all exists, it's easier. What you're after would be impossible IMO as it would have to know what the AD is. EG, it would look at the Advert Name - what happens if the Advert Name changes, or another advert comes in with a new Name although the same advert. – Dave Jan 18 '13 at 11:59
@DaveRook eh, I thought it'd justify why I'm not looking forward to "JUST INSTALL ADBLOCK LULZ" as an answer. – badp Jan 18 '13 at 12:01
Retargeting is becoming enormously popular, it's not just doubleclick that will be re-advertising to you. To block all retargeting ads would be a huge undertaking. – LuckySpoon Jan 18 '13 at 12:18

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