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Firefox Finds Mobile Ad Blocking Tied Down By Politics

  • Marketing, Thursday, December 17, 2015 6:57 AM

The company recently brought the Firefox browser to iOS for the first time, but has had to release a separate ad-blocking add-on for Apple's iOS 9. Called Focus by Firefox, the add-on works like most other ad-blockers, allowing users to avoid trackers on Web pages used for analytics, ads or social media -- except the add-on is only available for Apple's browser, Safari. This is due to the fact Apple doesn't allow content blocking for any browser other than its own on iOS 9, although it isn't clear why.

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