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Why script and ad blockers aren't a bad idea

     
7:35 am on Jul 1, 2019 (gmt 0)

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StackOverflow, a popular resource for developers looking for code to copy and paste solutions to tricky programming issues, has been found to be serving an ad complete with JavaScript code intended to track users regardless of their privacy choices.
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8:00 am on July 1, 2019 (gmt 0)

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Sneaky fingerprinting script in Microsoft ad slips onto StackOverflow, against site policy

and the fun is that
A user noticed the issue

The user being
Gregg Man from the Google Chrome developer team

:)