Google Struggles to Justify Why It's Restricting Ad Blockers in Chrome
Google says the changes will improve performance and security. Ad block developers and consumer advocates say Google is simply protecting its ad dominance.
Who Blocks the Blockers
Upcoming Version of Google Chrome Will Make It Harder to Block Ads
Google’s main source of revenue is ads, but Chromium developers claim the change is necessary to enhance user privacy and control.
Researchers Defeat Most Powerful Ad Blockers, Declare a ‘New Arms Race’
Perceptual ad blockers will come out on the losing side in the war against internet advertisers and expose users to a host of new attack vectors in the process, the researchers warned.
Motherboard's Security Tuneup
Ad Blockers Are Good for Security, Too
On day four of our security tuneup, we recommend installing and ad-blocker...but consider white listing trusted sites!
Google’s ad blocker could make it the “prosecutor, judge, and jury” of online ads
Are Ad-Blockers Saving Internet Users, or Ruining the Internet?
Billions of advertising revenue is thought to have been lost from ad-blockers.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
Why Twitch Is Joining Facebook In Blocking Ad Blockers
Getting rid of online ads is no longer as easy as installing an ad blocker.
Facebook’s War on Ad Blockers Isn’t Over Yet
Both sides keep one-upping each other in this arms race.
Facebook Claims Moral Imperative In Fight Against Ad Blockers
Facebook isn’t hurting for ad revenue, but instead wants to take a moral stand against the use of ad blockers.
Rise of Ad Blocking Is the Ad Industry's Fault, Says Outgoing FTC Commissioner
Julie Brill says consumers are ‘taking matters into their own hands’ after the ad industry crippled the ill-fated Do Not Track program.
Safari Is Now The Only Major Browser That Offers ‘Do Not Track’ on iOS
Chrome just disabled ‘Do Not Track’ after switching to a new iOS API platform.
Mozilla's Founder Wants to Block Ads on Mobile So He Can Serve You Different Ads
Brendan Eich has a plan to revolutionize ad blocking, by providing more ads. It sounds crazy, but it just might work.