Public Service Announcement:

"uBlock Origin" and "uBlock" are two different privacy plugins for web browsers.

✅ uBlock Origin is the one switching.social recommends

❌ uBlock is NOT recommended

For more information on why they have such similar names but are so different:

reddit.com/r/ublock/comments/3

p.s. Switching.social recommends installing both uBlock Origin and Privacy Badger (eff.org/privacybadger) alongside each other.

#uBlockOrigin #uBlock #µBlock #Privacy #AdBlocking

@switchingsocial
Agreed, that was crappy behaviour from the uBlock maintainer. Are there any technical reasons to prefer uBlock Origin?

@fitheach

Apparently uBlock hasn't been maintained as consistently as uBlock Origin (presumably because uBlock Origin is the original project led by the original developer).

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@switchingsocial
Thanks! I'm not a user of either add-on, and wasn't aware of the history.

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