View Full Version : Ynot News: “Rick752” is Blocking Your Ads. Should You Be Afraid?

06-27-2008, 04:00 PM
CYBERSPACE -- Under normal circumstances, a 50-something machinist and self-described “blue-collar guy” wouldn’t seem like much of a threat to a tech-heavy industry that generates an estimated $40 billion annually. Nevertheless, online advertisers and publishers are beginning to worry about him.

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06-28-2008, 02:37 PM
Read this on another forum.. McAffee already has software that blocks ads from the major companies. Something like that has a lot more potential than this does.

However, blocking ads blocks revenue and that would ultimately kill websites without any incentive to run them.

But then again, look at popup blockers.. not everyone uses those and its been years and years since they first came out. so..