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Annoying Video Commercials

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Phil Hansen Level 1 Level 1 (85 points)
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Dec 19, 2010 6:37 AM
Guys & Girls,

Does anyone know how to avoid those annoying video commercials that appear on sites like CNN before you can view the content of the video you've selected.

Thanks.

Regards, Phil
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  • andyBall_uk Level 6 Level 6 (17,715 points)
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    Dec 19, 2010 7:13 AM (in response to Phil Hansen)
    Hi Phil

    I'll watch with interest, but be surprised if there was any easy way to manage that, just as with (say) the ad's on fancast.
  • ~Bee Level 7 Level 7 (30,610 points)
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    Dec 27, 2010 4:42 PM (in response to Phil Hansen)
    Phil,
    Boy, if anyone has the answer, I really hope they post it in here.
    But, AFAIK, there isn't any way.

    I think Andy gave you the correct answer.
    MBA, 11"; iPad: 15" MBP; 20"iMac Duo; and a few more., Mac OS X (10.6.5), LaCie Ext. HD
  • username999 Calculating status...
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    Jul 3, 2013 7:57 AM (in response to Phil Hansen)

    Okay, it's years later.... I can't believe there's no way to block these commercials! I seem to remember that a long time ago there was some feature on Safari that would AT LEAST allow you to block still pictures, but I can't even find that anymore. I have a wireless modem with very limited bandwidth, and these annoying commercials are really bugging me. Most of what I do on the internet does not require that I look at pictures, so I would like to be able to block both (still) pictures and (moving) commercials. I have Safari 5.

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