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Submitted by Speed-Racer 659d ago | opinion piece

Is Ad blocking the next legal battleground?

Computer World NZ: You don’t need to be a financial guru to see the potential problem here. Could browser ad blocking one day become so prevalent that it jeopardises potentially billions of dollars of online ad revenue, and the primary business models of many online and new media businesses? If so, it will inevitably face legal attack. (Software, Web)

fatstarr  +   659d ago
why should a personally be spammed and tracked with shit they dont care about.
this article is really stretching.

in a sense its saying anyone can make a website and force someone to get them a profit...

time is money, so I will save it by not wasting it on ads. in a sense, tv wise if you pay for cable you should never see ads, but its there anyway a paid service and you still get ads. in the case of dvds and blurays you buy them and you are still forced to watch ads...

In the end of the day I pay for my internet service if it were free I could care less about ads.then the other implications of the matter = some ads hold malicious content and with the way the system works any site can get a malicious batch of ads. hopefully this doesn't become the next legal frontier, but I see the ad based profit system drying up in 3 to 4 years. it works because of the laws of equivalent exchange but something has to give

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