Apps that block ads on Android devices, including AdAway and Adblock Plus, have been removed from the Google Play store.
Free, a French ISP, has rolled out an update to its routers that turns ad blocking on by default.
Help the sites you frequent stay in business by adding them to AdBlock Plus's whitelist, which restricts the obtrusiveness of the ads that open on the page.
After a Web provider updated its software to block the search giant's ads, the French government says, "This kind of blocking is inconsistent with a free and open Internet."
This story originally reported that the Do-Not-Track add-on could only be installed with the AVG Toolbar. AVG has confirmed that the two are separate installations.
Say goodbye to Internet ads with this extension for Chrome or Firefox.
The ability to surf through a site without worry of clicking on one of those "A problem has been detected, scan your computer now" ads is a welcome one.
Earlier this week Ars Technica caused a stir with an article titled "Why ad blocking is devastating to the sites you love". So, now, we throw it over to you our dear readers and ask, do you use an ad-blocker when surfing the web?
Ad blocking is an easy scapegoat for the online media industry, but blocking ad-blocking will only stymie the evolution of the online media business.
AVG PrivacyFix, Bitdefender TrafficLight, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Privacy Badger identify and block ad networks and other entities that track your Web activities.