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TheGuardian is such a shit site without adblock. During the Australian election, I turned off my adblocker because "they're an independent news source" and I wanted to support their advertisers. I got bombarded with a full width banner at the top, and full height banner down both sides for the national Greens party.

Now don't get me wrong, I don't hate the greens party, but god damn, my eyes.

It's much better to donate, at least the correct people get the bulk of the money.

My wife and I decided to donate one year. Guess what happened next? They sold our data to their partners and we ended receiving so much spam mail in the following few years, we couldn't believe it. These organizations generate so much paper waste, it made us so angry we simply stopped our subscriptions. But we had to wait until we moved out for the spam to stop.

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