Commit 5a04df5d authored by Laura Kalbag's avatar Laura Kalbag
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Add news item for blocking rules update

Fixed seven broken sites, blocked three blocker blockers, and blocked twenty-three new trackers.
Also retroactively add block posts for this year's app updates
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<time class='dt-published' datetime='2018-11-23'>23<span class='month'>Nov</span></time>
<div class='summary'>
<h2 class='p-name'>New blocking rules!</h2>
<ul class='summary-list'>
<li>Laura fixed seven broken sites, blocked three blocker blockers, and blocked twenty-three new trackers.</li>
<li><strong>Block blocker blocker:</strong> on rawstory.com. (<a href='https://source.ind.ie/better/content/issues/822'>see issue #822</a>)</li>
<li><strong>Block blocker blocker:</strong> on newatlas.com. (<a href='https://source.ind.ie/better/content/issues/828'>see issue #828</a>)</li>
<li><strong>Block blocker blocker:</strong> on www.basellandschaftlichezeitung.ch, www.aargauerzeitung.ch and www.bzbasel.ch. (<a href='https://source.ind.ie/better/content/issues/810'>see issue #810</a>)</li>
<li><strong>Fix:</strong> ctvnews.ca and ctvnews.com’s content now loads correctly. (<a href='https://source.ind.ie/better/content/issues/779'>see issue #666</a>)</li>
<li><strong>Fix:</strong> gumtree.com’s navigation now works correctly. (<a href='https://source.ind.ie/better/content/issues/817'>see issue #817</a>)</li>
<li><strong>Fix:</strong> yandex.com’s Maps now loads correctly. (<a href='https://source.ind.ie/better/content/issues/836'>see issue #836</a>)</li>
<li><strong>Fix:</strong> www.agosweb.it’s login form now loads correctly. (<a href='https://source.ind.ie/better/content/issues/834'>see issue #834</a>)</li>
<li><strong>Fix:</strong> globeandmail.com no longer has gaps left by blocked behavioural advertising. (<a href='https://source.ind.ie/better/content/issues/825'>see issue #825</a>)</li>
<li><strong>Blocked:</strong> reuters.com adtech is blocked again. (<a href='https://source.ind.ie/better/content/issues/728'>see issue #728</a>)</li>
<li><strong>Blocked:</strong> First-party adtech is now blocked on <a href='sites/reddit.com'>reddit.com</a> (<a href='https://source.ind.ie/better/content/issues/827'>see issue #827</a>)</li>
<li><strong>Inspection:</strong> more trackers have been blocked after an inquiry of the top 3000 sites.</li>
<li><strong>Now blocking:</strong>
<a href='/trackers/proper.io'>proper.io</a>,
<a href='/trackers/tremorhub.com'>tremorhub.com</a>,
<a href='/trackers/aaxdetect.com'>aaxdetect.com</a>,
<a href='/trackers/aaxads.com'>aaxads.com</a>,
<a href='/trackers/getclicky.com'>getclicky.com</a>,
<a href='/trackers/mfadsrvr.com'>mfadsrvr.com</a>,
<a href='/trackers/4finance.com'>4finance.com</a>,
<a href='/trackers/contentabc.com'>contentabc.com</a>,
<a href='/trackers/bebi.com'>bebi.com</a>,
<a href='/trackers/adtng.com'>adtng.com</a>,
<a href='/trackers/adocean.pl'>adocean.pl</a>,
<a href='/trackers/prebid.org'>prebid.org</a>,
<a href='/trackers/blueconic.net'>blueconic.net</a>,
<a href='/trackers/trackjs.com'>trackjs.com</a>,
<a href='/trackers/akamaized.net'>akamaized.net</a>,
<a href='/trackers/xiti.com'>xiti.com</a>,
<a href='/trackers/nanigans.com'>nanigans.com</a>,
<a href='/trackers/dimml.io'>dimml.io</a>,
<a href='/trackers/commander1.com'>commander1.com</a>,
<a href='/trackers/creative-serving.com'>creative-serving.com</a>,
<a href='/trackers/p161.net'>p161.net</a>,
<a href='/trackers/elasticad.net'>elasticad.net</a>,
<a href='/trackers/matheranalytics.com'>matheranalytics.com</a>. Thanks to Robyn for help with Dutch sites.</li>
</ul>
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</li>
<!-- November 5th-->
<li class='h-entry major-update'>
<time class='dt-published' datetime='2018-11-05'>5<span class='month'>Nov</span></time>
<div class='summary'>
<h2 class='p-name'>App update: Better Blocker 2018.2 for macOS and iOS</h2>
<img class='no-frame' src='/images/better-2018.2-ios-macos.jpg' alt='Photo of Better running on an iPhone and macOS Mojave’s Dark Mode'>
<h3>Release notes</h3>
<ul class='summary-list'>
<li><strong>New:</strong> Even simpler interface, consistent across the macOS and iOS versions.</li>
<li><strong>New:</strong> Displays version and last update information for blocking rules.</li>
<li><strong>New:</strong> Exceptions is now called the Do Not Block list.</li>
<li><strong>Fixed:</strong> macOS: Fixes El Capitan crash.</li>
<li>Comes bundled with the latest blocking rules.</li>
<li>With this new release, we are also tweaking the App Store pricing slightly. Better Blocker, prior to the 2018.1 release, used to be priced at Tier 5 ($4.99/£4.99/€5.49) on macOS and iOS. <a href='https://ar.al/2018/11/05/better-blocker-2018.2-release-for-macos-and-ios/'>Read Aral’s blog post about this release.</a></li>
</ul>
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<li class='h-entry'>
<time class='dt-published' datetime='2018-11-03'>3<span class='month'>Nov</span></time>
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<!-- September 25th-->
<li class='h-entry'>
<time class='dt-published' datetime='2018-09-25'>25<span class='month'>Sep</span></time>
<div class='summary'>
<ul class='summary-list'>
<li><strong>Fix:</strong> Pinterest’s login has been fixed for the .de and .ie sites. (<a href='https://source.ind.ie/better/content/issues/719'>see issue</a>)</li>
<li><strong>Fix:</strong> nu.nl aggressive warning has been blocked. (<a href='https://source.ind.ie/better/content/issues/596'>see issue</a>)</li>
<li><strong>Fix:</strong> bild.de has been unblocked. (<a href='https://source.ind.ie/better/content/issues/439'>see issue</a>)</li>
<li><strong>Fix:</strong> sport1.de’s blocker blocker has been blocked. (<a href='https://source.ind.ie/better/content/issues/686'>see issue</a>)</li>
<li><strong>Fix:</strong> facebook.com’s rules have been refined. (<a href='https://source.ind.ie/better/content/issues/735'>see issue</a>)</li>
<li><strong>Fix:</strong> youtube.com’s rules have been refined. (<a href='https://source.ind.ie/better/content/issues/500'>see issue</a>)</li>
<li><strong>Inspection:</strong> more trackers on orf.at have been blocked. (<a href='https://source.ind.ie/better/content/issues/600'>see issue</a>)</li>
<li><strong>Now blocking:</strong> <a href='/trackers/admedo.com'>adworx.at</a>.</li>
</ul>
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</li>
<!-- September 25th-->
<li class='h-entry'>
<time class='dt-published' datetime='2018-09-25'>25<span class='month'>Sep</span></time>
<div class='summary'>
<ul class='summary-list'>
<li><strong>Fix:</strong> Pinterest’s login has been fixed for the .de and .ie sites. (<a href='https://source.ind.ie/better/content/issues/719'>see issue</a>)</li>
<li><strong>Fix:</strong> nu.nl aggressive warning has been blocked. (<a href='https://source.ind.ie/better/content/issues/596'>see issue</a>)</li>
<li><strong>Fix:</strong> bild.de has been unblocked. (<a href='https://source.ind.ie/better/content/issues/439'>see issue</a>)</li>
<li><strong>Fix:</strong> sport1.de’s blocker blocker has been blocked. (<a href='https://source.ind.ie/better/content/issues/686'>see issue</a>)</li>
<li><strong>Fix:</strong> facebook.com’s rules have been refined. (<a href='https://source.ind.ie/better/content/issues/735'>see issue</a>)</li>
<li><strong>Fix:</strong> youtube.com’s rules have been refined. (<a href='https://source.ind.ie/better/content/issues/500'>see issue</a>)</li>
<li><strong>Inspection:</strong> more trackers on orf.at have been blocked. (<a href='https://source.ind.ie/better/content/issues/600'>see issue</a>)</li>
<li><strong>Now blocking:</strong> <a href='/trackers/admedo.com'>adworx.at</a>.</li>
</ul>
</div>
</li>
<!-- September 24th-->
<li class='h-entry major-update'>
<time class='dt-published' datetime='2018-09-24'>24<span class='month'>Sep</span></time>
<div class='summary'>
<h2 class='p-name'>App update: Better Blocker for macOS Mojave</h2>
<img class='no-frame' src='/images/intro-light.jpg' alt='Screenshot of the Better Blocker introduction. It’s a popover from the status bar. Copy reads: “Better. Please activate Better in Safari to get started.” There is a screenshot of the Extensions tab active in the Safari Preferences window showing exactly where and how to do that. The bottom of the popover has a button titled Launch Safari.'>
<h3>Release notes</h3>
<ul class='summary-list'>
<li><strong>New:</strong> Simplified design consistent with Better for iOS.</li>
<li><strong>New:</strong> Support for Mojave’s Dark Mode.</li>
<li><a href='https://ar.al/2018/09/24/better-blocker-for-macos-mojave/'>Read Aral’s blog post about Better Blocker for macOS Mojave.</a></li>
</ul>
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</li>
<!-- September 17th-->
<li class='h-entry major-update'>
<time class='dt-published' datetime='2018-09-17'>17<span class='month'>Sep</span></time>
<div class='summary'>
<h2 class='p-name'>App update: Better Blocker for iOS 12</h2>
<img class='no-frame' src='/images/better-content-blocker-for-ios-on-the-apple-app-store.jpg' alt='Screenshot of the Better Blocker App Store Preview with a 4.8 rating'>
<h3>Release notes</h3>
<ul class='summary-list'>
<li><strong>New:</strong> Better, simpler and more affordable.</li>
<li><a href='https://ar.al/2018/09/14/better-simpler-and-more-affordable/'>Read Aral’s blog post about Better Blocker for iOS 12.</a></li>
</ul>
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<li class='h-entry major-update'>
<time class='dt-published' datetime='2018-08-27'>27<span class='month'>Aug</span></time>
<div class='summary'>
<h2 class='p-name'>Better Blocker: two year review and thoughts on the future</h2>
<img class='no-frame' src='/images/better-blocker.jpg' alt='Screenshot of the Better homepage'>
<p>“Better Blocker is a no-bullshit tracker blocker Laura and I built because we wanted an easy-to-use tracker blocker that wasn’t funded by or working for the adtech industry…”<a href="https://ar.al/2018/08/27/better-blocker-two-year-review-and-thoughts-on-the-future/">Read the full post on Aral’s website</a></p>
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<time class='dt-published' datetime='2018-08-23'>23<span class='month'>Aug</span></time>
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