The Internet Junkbuster Proxy TM gets rid of stuff you don't want while surfing the Web, such as banner ads and cookies.
For people who haven't used it before, we recommend trying Guidescope first. The Guidescope product is Similar, upward compatible with the Internet Junkbuster, but is much easier to install and maintain.
The Internet Junkbuster free software that everyone is welcome to download, install and distribute (according to the GPL). It uses very Little disk space and is so fast that it's practically unnoticable. If ads are blocked, it typically speeds up surfing.
1. The current release, Internet Junkbuster 2.0.2, works as a proxy that stands Between your browser and the Internet, checking every HTTP request for each resource (including graphics) against a blockfile of URLs before sending it over the Internet. (It can also be configured as a plain old non-caching, non-blocking proxy.) 2. The Internet Junkbuster can be used with almost any web browser. It's very small, but it's not a plug-in. 3. The code compiles on a very wide range of computing environments. A binary (.exe) for Windows 95/98/NT/XP/ME/2000 is included. 4. The C source code and documentation are available for free download as a zip or tar file for you to use as long as you wish under the GNU General Public License (GPL). It comes with no warranty. 5. If you are running a Mac operating system, ask your ISP or systems administrator at work to set it up on one of their servers or consider alternatives such as interMute, WebFree or Muffin. 6. If you notice an ad or anything you don't want getting through, you simply add a pattern covering it to your blockfile. The Internet Junkbuster can also be used to block whole sites, such as those disapproved for children. 7. The Internet Junkbuster STOPS almost all cookies, except from sites you tell it are allowed to set cookies.