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August 21, 2014

Simple bypass for simple "adwalls" #WebGeek

A typical content-hiding "adwall" prompting
users to register before accessing content.
It's quite common these days to arrive at a web page only to be greeted by a content-hiding layer with ads or messages prompting you to perform some action before you can access the web page.  

I employ a handy trick that bypasses many of these popover "adwalls" using nothing but my web browser and a few well-informed mouse clicks...