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Spasticus wrote

UBlock Origin prevents about 14% of all requests (requests for ads, essentially) coming from my desktop browser. Without it, 14% of my bandwidth usage would be me paying for advertisements.

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rutabaga wrote

It's probably even more than 14% of your bandwidth honestly. Those requests that it is blocking are generally some of the largest and least optimized parts of the page.