Linux New Media Award for Adblock Plus · 2010-03-04 23:49 by Wladimir Palant

I was at CeBIT today, collecting the Linux Media Award for the best open source Firefox extension. I just want to repeat what I said there: I really didn’t expect to come that far. After all, initially I only intended to quickly improve Adblock and find somebody to maintain the new codebase. And now, four years later, I am still continuing to improve Adblock Plus and there is much more work to be done. This is largely the “fault” of the passionate community who has been a great motivator. So: everybody who helped me and supported the project in all these years (you know who you are and I cannot possibly mention everybody) — thank you!

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  1. emptyeighty · 2010-03-05 00:07 · #

    Thank you for all the hard work you put into this. You deserve this award all the way (-:

  2. Erunno · 2010-03-05 01:08 · #

    Pictures or it didn’t happen! :P

    Reply from Wladimir Palant:

    So you didn’t follow the ceremony live on the internet? Bad luck for you then :P

    The video will be available on streaming.linux-magazin.de in a few weeks. I guess that they will publish some pictures as well by then because they made quite a few.

  3. MX · 2010-03-05 23:06 · #

    Мои поздравления!
    Спасибо за ваш труд. Без АдБлока эти ваши интернеты невыносимо отвратительны. Я в этом убеждаюсь каждый раз, когда приходится пользоваться IE.

  4. Tony Mechelynck · 2010-03-05 23:11 · #

    See also the article — in German for those who understand it — at http://www.linux-community.de/Internal/Nachrichten/Cebit-2010-Linux-New-Media-Award-2010-fuer-die-besten-Projekte

  5. Fabrice · 2010-03-06 15:28 · #

    Congratulations! you deserve it!

  6. Kurt McKee · 2010-03-07 09:49 · #

    Congratulations! And thank you for ABP; it is immediately my favorite Firefox extension. ABP is simply indispensable. Thank you!

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