web pal

web pal

n
(Computer Science) informal a person one meets and corresponds with over the internet
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Many tools to observe and block tracking by ads--Bouncer, Disconnect, DoNotTrackMe, Ghostery, Lightbeam, NoScript, PrivacyFix, Privowny, and Web Pal, to name a few--also have the effect of blocking some of advertising's chaff.
Recently, the web pal messaged Chong, who was back then in his first year in college, saying he had recorded the video.
Yet the politician has less to talk about with another web pal, Rachel Wells, aged 22, from Bromsgrove, Worcestershire.
Shantel Summerfield, 16, turned up in Antrim a week after she fled her home in Wix, Essex, to be with a 19-year-old web pal, known only as Derek.
Police hunting for 16-year-old Shantel Summerfield fear she fled from her home in Essex to be with her web pal, 19.
Police hunting for Shantel Summerfield fear she fled from her home in Wix, Essex, to be with her 19-year-old web pal, known only as Derek.
A Cork-based company has just launched Web Pal, a small black box which can be linked to any television and give immediate access to the world wide web and e-mail.
DETECTIVE WORK Jamie used web pals. Picture: Steve Welsh
CHEERS Mirror's Claire and her web pals toast a great night
Michaela Montague, not seen since last Wednesday, had previously arranged to meet up with web pals.