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AdBlock Plus is legal, rules German court

Eyeo, the company that owns Adblock Plus, has won a significant case against two German newspapers, meaning it can continue to block online adverts.

The two publishers – Zeit Online and Handelsblatt – had asked a Hamburg court for injunctive relief, saying the popular web extension – downloaded over 50 million times – was anti-competitive and hampered their ability to make money via three websites: Zeit.de, Handelsblatt.com, and Wiwo.de. 473 more words


Browser History - How to split up Chrome 22-28 with CSS Hacks (the best way so far...)

These are my legal CSS Hacks for fixing web browser quirks or outright bugs. Please enjoy, I have been working on them for years. May it help you if you need them.
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Why I still build and test against IE

We are all thankful now that IE is on its last iteration. Spartan, from I have seen, renders a lot like FireFox.

However, most of the corporate environments I have seen still use IE, and are 2 to 4 versions behind the consumer market. 60 more words

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Readlang Helps You Learn a Foreign Language as You Surf the Web | LifeHacker #language

The most effective way to learn a foreign language is to immerse yourself as much as possible in it. Readlang is a webapp and Chrome extension that helps you learn by translating web sites and creating flashcards and word lists for you. 15 more words


Go Naked: CSS Naked Day April 9

In 2006, the First Annual CSS Naked Day was held, a tribute to honor web designers, the painters of our websites. I celebrate the holiday most years on this site. 1,236 more words


Safari users win right to sue Google over secret cookies

In a landmark case that could determine if Google can be held accountable in the UK, Google has lost an appeal to stop the country’s consumers from being able to sue over alleged misuse of privacy settings in Apple’s Safari browser. 444 more words


Where we went wrong, or, The one thing Philip Greenspun got right (in 1997)

Cast your mind back, if you will, to the heady days of the “Web 1.0″ bubble. A fellow by the name of Philip Greenspun was a Ph.D. 790 more words