Microsoft, Google, and Amazon Reportedly Pay Adblock Plus to Ignore Ads

Maximum PC: You're not supposed to know it, but Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and Taboola have been paying the developers of Adblock Plus to stop blocking ads on their respective websites, according to a paywalled article in the Financial Times. The deals are confidential in nature, though FT says it was able to confirm that they do in fact exist. If true, it raises some questions about the transparency of one of the most popular browser extensions ever made.

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ajax172372d ago

Why I use Adblock instead of Adblock Plus. Never had a problem with it.