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Consider removing "FIN: Finnish Addition to Easylist" -filterlist from uBo assets.json #285
Was redirected to here from uBlockOrigin/uAssets#3780
URL(s) where the issue occurs
superliitto.fi, sak.fi, akt.fi, selry.fi, akava.fi, oaj.fi, stthl.fi, proliitto.fi, pam.fi, sahkoliitto.fi
Describe the issue
There are currently happening several political strikes in Finland, where unions are taking their stance against the goverment.
Few days ago the maintainer of FIN: Finnish Addition to Easylist -list, called Adblocker for Finland. Decided to block several union websites to make political statement about these strikes.
I really think filter lists aren't suitable enviroment to make political statements and the maintainer is clearly abusing his power with actions like these. Thus please consider removing this filterlist from uBo's assets.json
Screenshot of blocking the website pam.fi
I was just about to submit an issue for this, but decided to recheck issues before hitting submit.
If the filter isn't at least removed from assets.json, there should at the very least be a disclaimer next to it, warning users that not only will it block advertisements, but it will cause issues with visiting the websites of various worker's unions.
Found in the FIN filter list:
A filter list is not to be used to express a political stance, unless it is made explicit and obvious in the list's primary purpose. Otherwise I consider this a breach of trust.