ADZbuzz uBlock

ADZbuzz uBlock

ADZbuzz fork of the famous uBlock. A multi-purpose blocker for the user, by the user.

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What is ADZbuzz uBlock?

ADZbuzz uBlock is a memory-efficient and CPU-friendly chrome extension, designed for blocking ads and creating filters. Originating from the acclaimed uBlock Origin, it maintains a pleasing balance between user experience and publisher benefits. It features built-in filter lists and the capacity to synchronize with other lists for enhanced functionality. However, care must be taken to avoid adding too many filters to avoid potential website breakage.

Stats date:
Version: (Last updated: 2016-12-13)
Creation date: 2016-12-12
Manifest version: 2
  • contextMenus
  • privacy
  • storage
  • tabs
  • unlimitedStorage
  • webNavigation
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
Size: 3.20M
Risk impact: Very high risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Firefox
Not available on Edge
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: We acknowledge and will continue to do so, uBlock Origin, from which this blocker is forked from. ADZbuzz uBlock inherits the benefits of the uBlock Origin with a minor twist for ADZbuzz to be to utilize this tool to provide a win-win situation for content users and publishers alike.

Here's the detailed description quote from uBlock Origin which applies to this extension as well:

An efficient blocker: easy on memory and CPU footprint, and yet can load and enforce thousands more filters than other popular blockers out there.

Illustrated overview of its efficiency:

Usage: The big power button in the popup is to permanently disable/enable uBlock Origin for the current web site. It applies to the current web site only, it is not a global power button.

Flexible, it's more than an "ad blocker": it can also read and create filters from hosts files.

Out of the box, these lists of filters are loaded and enforced:

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User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Blocks all ads
  • Speeds up browsing experience
  • Gives incentives to publishers and end users
  • Easy to use
  • Supports content creators
  • Doesn't work on Twitch
  • Legitimate images are being auto-blocked
  • Support site not functioning
  • Potential GPL violation
  • Considered a copy of uBlock Origin
Most mentioned
  • Effective ad blocking
  • Improves page load speed
  • Infringement of uBlock Origin's GPL License
  • Issues with support or instructions
  • Positive impact on publishers' revenue
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Risk impact

ADZbuzz uBlock is not very risky to use and it requires a lot of sensitive permissions. Avoid installing this extension unless you absolutely trust this publisher.

Risk likelihood

ADZbuzz uBlock has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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