When comparing Privacy Badger vs AdBlocker Ultimate, the Slant community recommends AdBlocker Ultimate for most people. In the question“What are the best ad blockers?” AdBlocker Ultimate is ranked 6th while Privacy Badger is ranked 17th.
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Pro Automatic detection & blocking
Privacy Badger automatically detects and block third-party tracking. If it detects an advertiser or network tracking you across different websites, subsequent requests to the advertiser will be blocked.
Pro Easy to use and configure
Everything works out of the box, you don't have to select blocking lists like in other ad blockers and there's pretty much nothing to configure.
Pro Easy import & export of settings
in human-readable format
Pro Completely free
Pro Best Youtube ad blocking
Pro Free and open source
Anyone can improve and audit the code.
Licensed with a gplv3 license.
Pro Supports most popular browsers
AdBlocker Ultimate works on Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Internet Explorer, Safari and Yandex.Browser.
Pro No acceptable ads
Unlike other adblockers, AdBlocker Ultimate doesn't have any whitelisted websites, ad networks or advertising agencies.
Pro Avoids awful looping problems on Firefox one sees with Adblock Plus and uBlock
Con Just a browser addon
It is just a browser addon so it will only work with the supported browsers and you have to install it for all browsers separately.
Con Element hiding helper has occasional hiccups.
Con Memory hog that gets worse the longer it runs
Happened with 64-Bit Firefox 62.0.3 running on Desktop PC with 64-Bit Windows 10 Pro with 8GB of RAM.
Like any browser extension it slows down your browser.