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One of my favorite tags on stackoverflow has been infused with a "sponsor" from a company of which I detest. How can I remove this "ad" from my viewing experience?

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Let me guess... you're a ReSharper user? :) – Niels van der Rest Jul 9 '10 at 8:34
Nahh.. when I'm developing I just don't like using 3rd party controls with non-intuitive object models. One such company which produces such controls seems to have sponsored a great majority of .NET based tags. – Brad Leach Jul 9 '10 at 8:55
I just get irritated at sites that deliberately mislead and lie to their users. SQL Server is not made by RedGate. – Joe White Jul 9 '10 at 13:27
Funny, I thought about this today. I'm not against advertising, but those tag logos screw with my eyes. – Benjol Jul 9 '10 at 13:44
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If you use firefox would be to install the Stylish plugin and have it add a display:none to the sponsor-tag-img this would remove all the sponsors tags.

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Thanks for the tip: Is there any equivalent for Chrome? – Brad Leach Jul 9 '10 at 7:51
Yes, there's an extension called "Chrome Stylist". I tested it, and this tip does work with it. You can get Chrome Stylist here: chrome.google.com/extensions/detail/… – Joe White Jul 9 '10 at 13:25
Thanks Joe - further to this, userstyles.org/styles/23926 is a direct link to a Stylist script that will remove the icons on Stackoverflow. – Brad Leach Jul 9 '10 at 14:10

You could use an ad/image blocker, to remove the unwanted image(s). There are many for the different browsers.

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Ad Blocker Pro for one – burnt_hand Jul 9 '10 at 15:25

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