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Third Party Browser Plugins That Block JavaScript

We apologize that you are experiencing issues while browsing a site protected by Distil Networks. The issue you are experiencing is often tied to a third-party browser plugin blocking the Distil Networks JavaScript snippet from being executed.

Why is a third-party plugin causing me to complete a CAPTCHA or complete an Unblock Request form? As an option with our service, we empower site owners to protect (and choose how to protect) their websites from automated agents that don't run JavaScript. When a third-party plugin blocks the Distil Networks JavaScript from executing, it causes your browser to look like the millions of malicious bots that are actively attacking websites every day. When the JavaScript cannot be executed, it causes Distil to respond with the content protection setting chosen by the site owner.

Most plugins that block Distil Networks are related to user privacy. A few notes on our JavaScript/cookies:

  1. Distil Networks uses first-party cookies on websites. This means that the cookie is only accessible on the website you’re currently visiting, much like a login cookie would be.
  2. Distil Networks does not require cookies to be enabled in order to complete our JavaScript test.
  3. Distil Networks does not collect any personally identifiable information in our JavaScript test.
  4. This Distil Networks JavaScript code is processed after all other JavaScript execution, meaning it will never slow down the page you're requesting.

We hope that all users feel comfortable allowing the Distil Networks JavaScript to run. We are currently working with security plugin providers to revise their classification of our service. If you agree, please find instructions on how to specifically whitelist the Distil Networks JavaScript on some third-party plugins below.

Ghostery
Toggling the switch to "Allow Tracker" (indicated by the blue light) or selecting the button to the far right will permit our JavaScript to run.
 
NoScript
Because Distil Networks is adding JavaScript to the page you are visiting, you will need to either "Allow" or "Temporarily allow" JavaScript on the domain you are visiting. Below is an example of what this process would look like when visiting our website www.distilnetworks.com with the NoScript Firefox extension. Please note, that when visiting a different website, it would be their domain name that you would "Allow" or "Temporarily allow". For example, if you were browsing example.com but were stopped by the Distil Networks block or CAPTCHA pages, you would want to "Temporarily allow example.com" or "Allow example.com"


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