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# Better
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Better protects you from unethical web sites. It makes your web experience safer, lighter, and faster.
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Better enforces the [Ethical Design Manifesto](https://ind.ie/ethical-design). It helps the Web respect human rights, effort, and experience.
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Better is curated by Ind.ie, a social enterprise that defends human rights. It’s free, open, and transparent.
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## Content
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This repository contains the Better content: Better’s database of information on trackers and other malware as well as the web sites that host them.
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This content is in Blockdown format. Blockdown is an extension of Markdown with special vocabulary to describe web malware. Blockdown can also contain WebKit content blocking rules. The Blockdown pages in Better’s content repository both describe web malware and contain the rules to block them.
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This content is processed by [Better Builder](https://source.ind.ie/better/builder) to generate the [Better web site](https://better.fyi) as well as the data for the [Better iOS App](https://source.ind.ie/better/app), including a WebKit `blockerList.json` file.
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A seminal advantage of Better is that its database is human-readable, open, and extensible via pull requests. (The database is curated by Ind.ie using the Ethical Design Manifesto as the criteria for blocking rules.)
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Contributing to the content is as easy as creating an account on [source.ind.ie](https://source.ind.ie) and editing a content page in your browser.s
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## I’m not a developer, I just want to experience a Better web.
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Get Better from the App Store.
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## How can I support Better?

Buying Better on the App Store is one way to support us. If you want to help with the ongoing costs of developing and maintaining Better, you can [donate to Ind.ie](https://ind.ie/fund/) or, even better, [become a patron](https://ind.ie/fund/) by setting up a recurring donation.

## I’m a developer, let me in!

The easiest way to get started is to follow the instructions in the readme for the [Better iOS app](https://source.ind.ie/better/app) repository.