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[BI] Adblock Got Sold, And Nobody Knows Who The Mystery Buyer Is

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http://www.businessinsider.com/adblock-gets-sold-acceptable-ads-2015-10?r=UK&IR=T
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According to The Next Web, the buyer specifically requested that they remain anonymous, and sources tell us that it was not Eyeo, the most obvious candidate.

Adblock reportedly has over 40 million users, and the deal comes at a time when intense scrutiny is being placed on "content blockers" in general. The latest version of iOS includes the ability to install an app that then strips adverts out of webpages, potentially endangering the revenue model of publishers and other businesses.

It's pretty obvious who's bought it.

The one man who truly controls the internet and everything that goes on in it.

The one man who looks over you while you're sleeping and keeps your packets fresh.
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I removed AdBlock a few days ago. I was getting ads still! I downloaded Adblock Pro and have no complaints.
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So disable it...


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I'll continue to use Adblock until I start seeing a bunch of junk.
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Hmm... Interesting.
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http://www.businessinsider.com/adblock-gets-sold-acceptable-ads-2015-10?r=UK&IR=T
It's pretty obvious who's bought it.

The one man who truly controls the internet and everything that goes on in it.

The one man who looks over you while you're sleeping and keeps your packets fresh.

not to me it isn't tongue.gif
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Then just use Adblock Plus. Luckily we can deploy ABP easily in our organization.
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The buyer's name is evidently Michael, I just got Adblock redirect telling me Michael wants to let me know about acceptable ads rolleyes.gif
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