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Ad blockers get ad-group exec's blood boiling (Q&A)

The Interactive Advertising Bureau doesn't like how tens of millions of people use ad-blocking software. IAB's general counsel has a counterattack: block the blockers.

By Apr. 4, 2014

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Who blocks the (ad) blockers?

With The New York Times picking up the recent story of the (mostly minor) anti-Adblock Plus protest, its worth looking into the subject and seeing just where a Webmaster/ad-block developer arms race could take us.

By Sep. 11, 2007

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Pop-up, pop-under blockers no longer working (#3)

Pop-up, pop-under blockers no longer working (#3)

By Feb. 21, 2005

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Safari support completes Adblock Plus five-browser sweep

All the top desktop browsers now can use a plug-in that blocks Web site ads -- except for nonintrusive ones from companies that pay to be whitelisted.

By Jan. 21, 2014

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Judge dismisses Apple iOS privacy lawsuit

Judge Lucy Koh finds that the plaintiffs failed to prove they had been taken in by any alleged company misrepresentation or had suffered any harm.

By Nov. 28, 2013

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Google settles with states in Safari-tracking case for $17M

Sidestepping third-party tracking cookie blockers in Apple's Safari browser is a costly dance, as Google agrees to pay another $17 million in the case.

By Nov. 18, 2013

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Porn filters slammed by Lib Dems as 'false sense of security'

Lib Dem president Tim Farron has attacked mandatory opt-out Internet filters as "misconceived, ineffective and illiberal".

By Jan. 10, 2014

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Shocker: The most-deaf musicians aren't rockers

But who is? You might be surprised.

By Apr. 12, 2014

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When strange ads appear on Apple.com, without Apple knowing

It appears that some Internet service providers may work with companies that attempt to insert ads directly over Web pages, without the Web page owner being aware.

By Apr. 8, 2013

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Your vote costs Obama and Romney about $22

My vote's worth $30 to the U.S. presidential campaigns, according to Abine's vote calculator, which puts a fun spin on several factors that determine the cost of online ads. How cheap will yours turn out to be?

By Nov. 3, 2012