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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Paphitis » Fri Apr 17, 2020 2:01 pm

Get Real! wrote:This is something we spoke about before. My browser blocks Google servers (about 12 of them) which process Google account details, thereby making it impossible to log into Google accounts.

Those who have a online lifestyle that revolves around a Google account would be better off using another browser. The Classic is good for the "Google-phobic" surfers, if I can invent a term.


It's not the end of the world. As I said, I can use another browser for that. So no loss.

But Get Real, I think you will find about 99% of all people use Google Services of some kind so you are locking yourself from the field.

I understand your opposition to them, and that's your call and choice. The vast majority of security conscious or Google Skeptics just use DuckDuckGo and log into Google services when they want to thus they dictate their own terms.
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Fri Apr 17, 2020 2:07 pm

Paphitis wrote:
Get Real! wrote:This is something we spoke about before. My browser blocks Google servers (about 12 of them) which process Google account details, thereby making it impossible to log into Google accounts.

Those who have a online lifestyle that revolves around a Google account would be better off using another browser. The Classic is good for the "Google-phobic" surfers, if I can invent a term.


It's not the end of the world. As I said, I can use another browser for that. So no loss.

But Get Real, I think you will find about 99% of all people use Google Services of some kind so you are locking yourself from the field.

I understand your opposition to them, and that's your call and choice. The vast majority of security conscious or Google Skeptics just use DuckDuckGo and log into Google services when they want to thus they dictate their own terms.

Paphitis, the Classic has around 2-3 thousand users and they’re all paranoid like me!

We don’t like Google and their “services” and don’t want them…

We don’t accept one-sided cookie/privacy agreements and therefore remove them by force…

We just don’t like taking shit from anyone so we live differently.

It doesn’t prevent us from watching YouTube videos, or using the Google search for those that want to… we just don’t want to be part of their schemes.
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Fri Apr 17, 2020 2:26 pm

I will never change as a person… Google cannot invent enough “services” to attract me and make me a part of their empire.

In fact, the more Google invents/creates the further I get away from them… it’s just the way I am.

Always been a free man going my way, and probably always will.

Luckily, I have enough programming skills to be able to choose Internet life and for this I can only thank God.
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Paphitis » Fri Apr 17, 2020 2:47 pm

Get Real! wrote:
Paphitis wrote:
Get Real! wrote:This is something we spoke about before. My browser blocks Google servers (about 12 of them) which process Google account details, thereby making it impossible to log into Google accounts.

Those who have a online lifestyle that revolves around a Google account would be better off using another browser. The Classic is good for the "Google-phobic" surfers, if I can invent a term.


It's not the end of the world. As I said, I can use another browser for that. So no loss.

But Get Real, I think you will find about 99% of all people use Google Services of some kind so you are locking yourself from the field.

I understand your opposition to them, and that's your call and choice. The vast majority of security conscious or Google Skeptics just use DuckDuckGo and log into Google services when they want to thus they dictate their own terms.

Paphitis, the Classic has around 2-3 thousand users and they’re all paranoid like me!

We don’t like Google and their “services” and don’t want them…

We don’t accept one-sided cookie/privacy agreements and therefore remove them by force…

We just don’t like taking shit from anyone so we live differently.

It doesn’t prevent us from watching YouTube videos, or using the Google search for those that want to… we just don’t want to be part of their schemes.


Get Real, I like supporting the underdog rather than supporting Google. Google are a multi billion dollar corporation and they got rich by selling our data, so I am not their biggest fan. That's the reason why I use DuckDuckGo. It's a small time search engine that does an excellent job and is privacy centric to the user.

But I still use google maybe 10% of the time when I need to, for piddly little searches like looking up a local business or service I require or finding the nearest whatever.

I also prefer Mozilla over Chrome.

I use 4 different browsers - Mozilla, Chrome, Opera, and Vivaldi.

Vivaldi is a fave because again, they are small. Mozilla I also like because it's open source and has good security features.

Chrome I don't like that much because it's a Google product.

But the one I am liking the least of all now and may uninstall it is Opera because it's now Chy-na owned and I have had a gut full of Chy-na. Shame really as it was a descent browser. If there is an evil little empire in our midst, they are it. I'm also very against 5G.

Your product is descent and I am happy to support it because you are another underdog. I believe underdogs are very important in keeping the googles of this world honest.
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Tue May 19, 2020 2:43 am

Yet another nifty online utility to test yet another browser vulnerability (popup redirection to tabs):

I expect you ALL to fail this test; and I don't care which browser/version you've got because they're all junk, unless of course you're using the Classic browser...

https://mathiasbynens.github.io/rel-noopener/

Have fun.
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Maximus » Tue May 19, 2020 2:38 pm

whats the issue with a company providing you with free services and products in exchange for showing you ads?

its a winning business model with mass appeal.
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Maximus » Tue May 19, 2020 2:40 pm

Your website needs a makeover and modernizing.

It looks like something created during the crack of dawn of the internet.

The color scheme is crap. :lol:

What I am interested in though is; how does it make money?

If it doesn't, then it doesn't matter.
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Tue May 19, 2020 3:39 pm

Maximus wrote:whats the issue with a company providing you with free services and products in exchange for showing you ads?

its a winning business model with mass appeal.

You're talking to an anti-ad and anti-banner crusader here who only knows one thing...

BLOCK, BLOCK, BLOCK, BLOCK, BLOCK, BLOCK, and then some more BLOCK!

My users don’t know anything about ad-remuneration and such… such concepts don’t exist in the Classic browser world! :lol:
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Get Real! » Tue May 19, 2020 3:41 pm

Maximus wrote:Your website needs a makeover and modernizing.

It looks like something created during the crack of dawn of the internet.

The color scheme is crap. :lol:

What I am interested in though is; how does it make money?

If it doesn't, then it doesn't matter.

My website and browser are 100% ALPHA-MALE, so they're not known for their beauty.

It’s like the first generation Subaru Impreza... incredibly ugly but fucking awesome power! :wink:
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Re: The Classic Browser... at last!

Postby Maximus » Tue May 19, 2020 4:39 pm

It sounds great, an excellent product but how does it make money?

If your users dont care about ads, then are they willing to pay for the browser?

If not, why not and if yes, why arent you charging them for it?

Look, Paphitis is saying he will support you but how exactly?
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