Problem with Ads: Fraudulent ads are slipping through.

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  1. Jayro
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    GBATemp is allowing fraudulent ads to slip through, such as these fake 512GB no-brand microSD cards.

    Can the ad filters be modified so our members don't fall victim to these acts of fraud?

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    You should press the X on the top-right of the ad to report it. If memory serves, these are just Google ads(?) so reporting it is the best thing to do.
     
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    Okay, I wasn't aware I could do that, thanks. I'll remember next time.
     
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    I think the ads themselves are based on your browsing data so it probably falls out of Temp's control. Not 100% on that though so it was probably a good idea to mention it regardless ^^
     
  5. Ryccardo

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    With Adsense the ad-space-provider can block specific advertisers (unless they changed this in the past... 4 years), but if you remember trying to block email spammers by address or even domain you'll know how it can only really be used against the honest people :)
     
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    However i block ads with adaway on Android And with AdNauseam on PC its better that Adblock plus
     
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    I typically use uBlock Origin on PC, but I let nds-card.com shine through.
     
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