optmd.com? Can you get rid of pop-under ads?

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  1. Stan

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    Tried to post this earlier but got an error. If this is a duplicate, sorry.
    Anyhow, optmd.com puts out loads of annoying pop-under ads, especially for NetFlix.
    They have an opt out option that supposedly gives you five years of freedom from their ads.
    Has anyone here used it? Does it work?
    I'm hesitant to try it because I always think the worst and figure they would just use my opt out info to target me for even more crap.
    Or are they being honest and will remove me from their pop-under list of IP addresses.
     
  2. Paul D G

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    Just get an ad blocker for your browser. I use Ad Block Plus.

    Just disable it for HTF and click on ads once in a while. :)
     
  3. Stan

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    Actually just put "optmd.com" in my blocked sites under the Privacy settings in IE and things have really improved. Temporary brain cramp that I didn't think of. But now they get no info from me, they're simply blocked whenever they try to load.
    Will add Ad Block Plus to take care of the other more obscure sites.
    Thanks for the advice.
     

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