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How to "fix" Wired's Ad Blocker Blocker...

copy paste the following line in the URL of a blocked article to continue reading:

javascript:document.getElementById("veil").hidden = true;

If you are at all like myself, and use any number of technologies, like a free ad/pop-up blocker, that keep your computer from being overrun with malicious warez then you may be slightly annoyed by Wired's belligerent attempt at combating useless technology with even more useless technology.

This is a proof of concept, a whole line of code that worked on the first try, and not a nefarious scam to con Conde Nasty out of their $1.

Known Issues:

  • You can't scroll

Known Fixes:

  • More copy and paste, Ctrl+A (select all), Ctrl+C (copy), Ctrl+V (paste) into any application