Hacker Banner Ads Are Totally Wild
While the advertising industry generally moved away from banner adverts, they’re still very much alive, well, and kicking on cybercrime forums.
Funding The Web
Brendan Eich and the team behind the Brave web browser want to change the way advertisers, publishers and consumers connect.
After Yahoo Deal, Verizon Faces Uphill Battle Against Google, Facebook
Verizon isn’t going to become an online advertising titan overnight.
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.
Even Mobile Telecom Operators Are Ad-Blockers Now
A few countries’ worth of ad views, just gone.
Weapons of Mass Persuasion
Online advertising has allowed governments and political entities to weaponize the marketplace of ideas. Is there anything we can do about it?
Chrome Will Soon Save You from Autoplaying Flash Videos
Better battery life is Google’s main goal in blocking autoplaying Flash videos.
Another Reason to Use an Ad Blocker: Malvertising Has Tripled This Year
It's dangerous to go online alone.
The EFF Wants to Help You Avoid Pesky Online Advertisers
The digital rights group is working privacy activists to develop better standards for online advertising tracking.