Ignore Previous Rules (Refinements to block blocker blockers)

The rules here negate the block rules set up previously. They are used to work around sites that block Better.

Fix qualtrics.com

- trigger:
  - url-filter: jfe-cdn.qualtrics.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: bmwna.co1.qualtrics.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Fix apps.garmin.com

We let tiqcdn.com tracker through for apps.garmin.com as otherwise the page won’t load.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: tags.tiqcdn.com/utag/garmin/main/prod/utag.js
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: apps.garmin.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Fix maps on parkbee.com

We let googletagmanager.com Maps tracker through for parkbee.com as otherwise the map search doesn’t work.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: www.googletagmanager.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: parkbee.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Fix videos on wired.com, video.wired.com, arstechnica.com, video.arstechnica.com

We let Condenast trackers and Wired’s CDNs through for wired.com and video.wired.com as otherwise video playback doesn’t work.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: cnevids.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: www.wired.com, video.wired.com, arstechnica.com, video.arstechnica.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules
- trigger:
  - url-filter: capture.condenastdigital.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: www.wired.com, video.wired.com, arstechnica.com, video.arstechnica.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules
- trigger:
  - url-filter: dp8hsntg6do36.cloudfront.net
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: www.wired.com, video.wired.com, arstechnica.com, video.arstechnica.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules
- trigger:
  - url-filter: d26t7ex48mr4bn.cloudfront.net, arstechnica.com, video.arstechnica.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: video.wired.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Fix facebook.com

We let a doubleclick.net tracker through just for m.facebook.com as otherwise issues can occur with search.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: ad.doubleclick.net
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: m.facebook.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Fix www.areaclienti.agosweb.it

We let adobedtm.com through just for www.areaclienti.agosweb.it as otherwise the page content won’t load.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: assets.adobedtm.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: www.areaclienti.agosweb.it
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Allow Yandex trackers on Yandex maps

We let yandex.ru trackers through on Yandex.com as otherwise maps and other functionality won’t work.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: yandex.ru
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: yandex.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Fix gumtree.com

We let a googletagmanager.com tracker through just for gumtree.com as otherwise the navigation won’t work.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: googletagmanager.com/gtm.js
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: www.gumtree.com, gumtree.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Unblock blocker blocker on Swiss regional news sites

Unblock in-site blocker by allowing Adnxs script.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: acdn.adnxs.com/ast
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: www.basellandschaftlichezeitung.ch, www.aargauerzeitung.ch, www.bzbasel.ch
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Fix ctvnews.ca

We let gigya.com trackers through just for ctvnews.ca as otherwise the page won’t load.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: cdns.gigya.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: ctvnews.ca, ctvnews.com, www.ctvnews.ca, www.ctvnews.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Unblock blocker blocker on kvue.com

We let em0n.com trackers through just for kvue.com as blocking it triggers the site’s blocker blocker.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: em0n.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: www.kvue.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Fix ns.nl

We let r42tag.com trackers through just for ns.nl as otherwise the content won’t load.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: tdn.r42tag.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: www.ns.nl
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Fix fantasygames.nascar.com

We let gigya.com trackers through just for fantasygames.nascar.com as otherwise the page won’t load.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: cdns.gigya.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: fantasygames.nascar.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules
- trigger:
  - url-filter: cdns.us1.gigya.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: fantasygames.nascar.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Block blocker blocker on demorgen.be

Unblock in-site blocker by allowing Google Tag Manager script.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: googletagmanager.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: www.demorgen.be, demorgen.be
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Fix sportbild.bild.de

We let bildstatic.de content through on sport.bild.de’s own site. Previously it was blocked as they load their content from a subdomain.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: code.bildstatic.de
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: sportbild.bild.de
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Fix learning.linkedin.com

We let linkedin.com content through on linkedin.com’s own sites. Previously it was blocked as they load their content from a subdomain.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: content.linkedin.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: linkedin.com, learning.linkedin.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Fix msn.com

We let msn.com third-party scripts through just for msn.com as otherwise the page won’t load.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: g0[0-9].msn.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: www.msn.com, msn.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Block blocker blocker on sport1.de

Unblock in-site blocker by allowing Adnxs script.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: acdn.adnxs.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: sport1.de, www.sport1.de
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Block blocker blocker on bild.de

Unblock whole-site blocker by allowing code from Bild’s CDN.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: code.bildstatic.de
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: bild.de, www.bild.de, m.bild.de
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Unblock in-site blocker by allowing Adnxs script.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: acdn.adnxs.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: bild.de, www.bild.de, m.bild.de
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Unblock in-site blocker by allowing smart ad server script.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: smartadserver.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: bild.de, www.bild.de, m.bild.de
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Fix www.wgu.edu

We let adobedtm.com and optimizely.com through just for wgu.edu as otherwise the page content won’t load.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: assets.adobedtm.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: www.wgu.edu, wgu.edu
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules
- trigger:
  - url-filter: cdn.optimizely.com/js/
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: www.wgu.edu, wgu.edu
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Fix wfae.org

We let googletagservices.com through just for wfae.org as otherwise the page won’t load.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: www.googletagservices.com/tag/js/gpt.js
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: www.wfae.org, wfae.org
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Fix aviationweek.com

We let googletagservices.com through just for aviationweek.com as otherwise the page won’t load.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: www.googletagservices.com/tag/js/gpt.js
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: aviationweek.com, m.aviationweek.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Help content load on formed.org

We let cdns.gigya.com through just for formed.org as otherwise the listed images don’t load.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: cdns.gigya.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: formed.org
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Fix images on Motorcycle News

We let scorecardresearch.com through just for motorcyclenews.com as otherwise the listed images don’t load.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: sb.scorecardresearch.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: www.motorcyclenews.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Remove blocker blocker and fix content on Canadian Tires flyers

Unblock some of the Wishabi scripts on Canadian Tires flyers sections as it triggers a blocker blocker and blocks other content.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: f.wishabi.net
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: canadiantire.ca, www.canadiantire.ca
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Fix videos on arstechnica.com

Ars Technica loads videos from a Condé Nast domain, and videos are broken if this is not available. (Issue #550)

- trigger:
  - url-filter: cnevids.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: arstechnica.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Fix wiggle.co.uk

We let addthis.com through just for wiggle.co.uk as otherwise the Reviews functionality breaks.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: addthis.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: wiggle.co.uk, www.wiggle.co.uk
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Fix argos.co.uk

We let adobedtm.com through just for argos.co.uk as otherwise the add to trolley functionality breaks.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: assets.adobedtm.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: argos.co.uk, www.argos.co.uk
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Fix chartbeat.com

Chartbeat’s site loads assets from a subdomain chartbeat.com and the styles are broken if these are not available. (Issue #667)

- trigger:
  - url-filter: static2.chartbeat.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: chartbeat.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Fix accounts.adobe.com

Adobe’s accounts site loads assets from adobedtm.com and doesn’t work if these are not available. (Issue #569)

- trigger:
  - url-filter: assets.adobedtm.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: accounts.adobe.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Fix tmz.com

TMZ.com breaks when a function added to the page (bk_addPageCtx) from the bk-coretags.js script from bkrtx.com is not present.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: tags.bkrtx.com/js/bk-coretag.js
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: tmz.com, m.tmz.com, www.tmz.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Fix galleries on Macworld.com

We let scorecardresearch.com and omtrdc.net through just for macworld.com as otherwise the galleries on the site break.

- trigger:
  - url-filter: scorecardresearch.com
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: macworld.com, www.macworld.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules
- trigger:
  - url-filter: omtrdc.net
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: macworld.com, www.macworld.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Avoid blocker detection on TheAtlantic.com

- trigger:
  - url-filter: googletagservices.com/tag/js/gpt.js
  - load-type: third-party
  - if-domain: theatlantic.com, www.theatlantic.com
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

Unblock embedded Bing Maps and Bing Maps API

So as not to break the web. (Cookies are still blocked.)

- trigger:
  - url-filter: bing.com/maps/embed/viewer.aspx
  - load-type: third-party
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules
- trigger:
  - url-filter: www.bing.com/mapspreview/sdk/mapcontrol
  - load-type: third-party
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules
- trigger:
  - url-filter: www.bing.com/mapspreview/sdkrelease/mapcontrol
  - load-type: third-party
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules
- trigger:
  - url-filter: www.bing.com/mapspreview/sdkfrozen/mapcontrol
  - load-type: third-party
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules
- trigger:
  - url-filter: www.bing.com/maps/sdk/mapcontrol
  - load-type: third-party
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules
- trigger:
  - url-filter: www.bing.com/api/maps/mapcontrol
  - load-type: third-party
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules
- trigger:
  - url-filter: www.bing.com/rms
  - load-type: third-party
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

As found on Duke Energy:

- trigger:
  - url-filter: www.bing.com/rb/3u/
  - load-type: third-party
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules
- trigger:
  - url-filter: www.bing.com/rs/3u/
  - load-type: third-party
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules
- trigger:
  - url-filter: www.bing.com/maps/geotfe/comp/
  - load-type: third-party
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

As found on Garmin Livetrack:

- trigger:
  - url-filter: www.bing.com/sa/simg/maps_
  - load-type: third-party
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules
- trigger:
  - url-filter: www.bing.com/fd/ls/lsp.aspx
  - load-type: third-party
- action:
  - type: ignore-previous-rules

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