How to Turn Off CBC Banner Ads

If you are bothered by the new huge banner ads on the CBC Prince Edward Island website:

CBC Screen Shot One

…and you’re using Firefox, then you can check the preference for “load images for originating web site only:”:

Firefox Screen Shot

…and the result will be:

CBC Screen Shot Two

Beware the this setting will prevent the loading of all images on websites that draw their images from elsewhere (not such a bad thing, as this is usually done to present you with ads anyway).


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Jacob Dockendorff on August 13, 2005 - 06:35 Permalink

There is also the problem of Flickr pictures no longer showing up on weblogs (and such) if you choose to block the images.

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Daniel on August 13, 2005 - 21:59 Permalink

With the risk of stating the obvious, the AdBlock extension for Firefox is a simple way to block much more selectively and just as effectively for CBC’s ads. AdBlock Extension