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    IE (and Edge) will block misleading advertisements from June 1st, 2015

    Internet Explorer (and Microsoft Edge) will block misleading advertisements from June 1st, 2015 (with SmartScreen Filter enabled):

    Cleaning up misleading advertisements (Microsoft Malware Protection Center)

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    I wonder what constitutes a misleading ad? I can see that being fraught with problems.

    cheers, Paul

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    Yes, it looks like there will be several categories, like out-of-context ads which lead directly to an unwanted download; but how well it can work remains to be seen.

    Hopefully, it will affect those pages which surround the download button you're looking for with a bunch of others you don't need.

    But if it just blocks that page with a warning, it can only discourage that behavior in the long term.

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    And encourage advertisers to find ways around it.

    cheers, Paul

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul T View Post
    And encourage advertisers to find ways around it.

    cheers, Paul
    They already do!

    Some websites I visit complain that I am blocking them but offer clean ads!

    Nah...

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