Google will add an ad blocker to all versions of Chrome web browser

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  1. power

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    Google will add an ad blocker to all versions of Chrome web browser

    This fucking "acceptable ads" bullshit is going too far.

    To me there's almost no such thing.

     
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    Inb4 bulk lawsuits there, Hoo boy
     
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    they've seen Microsoft shafting ads directly into the OS and thought - fuck it let's block all ads but ours.
     
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    Yep - there's no threat to Google there at all ! They aren't blocking any of their OWN revenue streams... and as other ads will be blocked, advertisers may chose to pay an additional premium for "google OK" ads...


    I'd be happier if (free) YouTube scaled back their freakin ads - WAY to intrusive now. Just try making a music video playlist and see how much you enjoy it.... It will be "not much".
     
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    The new facebook mobile ones are the worst by far. They start unexpectedly part way through the video so even if I'm enjoying the video I have to close the app to get rid of the ad.

    But yeah, fuck google's idea of this. Adsense and youtube ads are the worst anyway. I look at one thing on kogan's site or whatever and their adsense ads follow me around the internet for 2 weeks straight until I almost kill myself. (And this is just because I use a work PC which adblocker cant be installed on)
     
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    I'd be happy if this means less annoying "YOUR PC IS INFEKTED" messages when I'm browsing thepiratebay for royalty free and freeware material.


    who owns youtube again?
     
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    Yeah, Youtube has gone way too far with their Ads, so much so, you can now buy "Red" or whatever they are trying to flog off to you.

    The Ad space is ridiculous, Google makes a killing, oh wells, at least this will stop one of those news sites with their shit auto play videos, man they are the worst.
     
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    What ads? :leet:
     
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    What's this internet "ads" thing you speak of?
     
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    be a matter of days before the unapproved" ad makers/devs figure out the first ways around the blocker
     
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    Might even make it easier for them. Just add google job done.
     

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