These Screen-Blocking Glasses Are Ad-Blockers for Real Life
The IRL glasses block LCD/LED screens to give you some time away from looking at ads.
invite to the block party
Snowden’s Favorite Ad Blocker Can Now Automatically Detect New Tracking Scripts
Ghostery just escalated the ad blocking arms race.
perceptual ad blocking
Princeton’s Ad-Blocking Superweapon May Put an End to the Ad-Blocking Arms Race
An ad blocker that uses computer vision appears to be the most powerful ever devised and can evade all known anti ad blockers.
Google Squashed a Chrome Extension that Flooded Ad Networks With Disinformation
For two years the AdNauseam extension helped desktop Chrome users obscure their ad profile—until Google disabled it last week.
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.
Newspaper Publishers Fire Off a Cease and Desist Letter to Ad-Blocking Browser
Turns out the newspapers aren't so keen on Brave's plan of blocking their ads by default.
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.
Sorry, Ad-Blocking Will Not Be Built Into Microsoft Edge
Contrary to earlier reports, the default web browser for Windows 10 will not be able to block ads right out of the gate.
Verizon Is Still Tracking Customers Across the Web Without Consent
The FCC slaps Verizon on the wrist for using invasive “supercookies,” but a loophole will allow its mission to monetize paying customers will continue.
How Online Advertisers Will Guilt Trip You Into Disabling Your Ad-Blocker
Online advertisers are proposing a truce of sorts between publishers and people who use ad-blockers.
Why I’d Rather Pay for the Web
My credit card is ready.
These Devices Are Trying To Secure The Internet of (Hackable) Things
As more devices get connected to the internet, some companies see an opportunity to sell security products.