Malwarebytes Browser Guard becomes the Ethics Police

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I have been using this with Chrome since the Beta days. Loved it at first, great compliment to uBlock Orgin. Very lightweight.
WHAT HAPPENED? I had to uninstall it. It was blocking a ton of sites that I knew were a bit shady but in reality didn't pose a threat other than maybe a link to something that might be a violation of DMCA or some stupid-ass your computer has been compromised warning.
What I liked about Malwarebytes was it was a good guardian, kept me out of trouble when I wasn't as vigilant as I should have been. But now, it seems Malwarebytes has turned into the ethics police (at least their browser guard). Eff that, somebody else will be willing to step into the role Malwarebytes once filled in a hurry.
Anybody else seeing this problem?
 
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WHAT HAPPENED? I had to uninstall it. It was blocking a ton of sites that I knew were a bit shady but in reality didn't pose a treat other than maybe a link to something that might be a violation of DMCA or some stupid-ass your computer has been compromised warning.
I agree, i stopped using before two months.

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I just started using malwarebytes extension now, i will come with review within few weeks.
You are a brave person Thumper. Lately that extension was as big a pain in the butt as AVG free. It was driving me nuts.
I am a huge fan of front line protection. The best defense is a good offense. It's better to keep the crap out rather than having to clean up the damage it causes.
Going to have to look for a replacement until Malwarebytes throttles it back (I hope).
 
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