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Adblock Plus Wins 6th Court Case Attempting to Shut it Down

Adblock Plus made by Eyeo GmbH has faced the lawsuit brought by Germany’s Spiegel Online head-on and won. The lawsuit is of course an effort to shut down the popular ...

November 30, 2016 at 4:40 pm by

Adblock Plus Beats Facebook’s Unblockable Ads

Facebook has been working on a way to make ad-blockers obsolete on its own platform, and it recently implemented this ad blocker-proof format a little while ago. However, even ...

August 12, 2016 at 9:00 pm by

Ad Blocking Detection Could be Against EU Law

In recent months, there has been an organised reaction against ad blocking software from a number of high-profile websites, including Wired and Forbes, but a discovery by a ...

April 25, 2016 at 7:40 pm by

AdBlock Has a New Owner and No One Knows Who

Popular Chrome and Safari browser extension AdBlock has been quietly sold, and no one seems to know who the new owner is. Yesterday, users of AdBlock – rebranded from its ...

October 2, 2015 at 5:55 pm by

Google Chrome Starts Bypassing AdBlock Plus

Reports on Twitter suggest that Google Chrome has started to bypass the popular AdBlock Plus extension. AdBlock and its variants have long been the bane of commercial ...

September 7, 2015 at 5:20 pm by

Man Trying to Smash “All the Ad Blockers” After Google Loses $6.6 Billion in Advertising

Google has lost $6.6 billion in advertising revenue due to third-party ad-blocking software, such as AdBlock Plus. In an effort to tackle the problem and help companies like ...

June 19, 2015 at 1:58 am by

Adblock Plus is Coming to Your Android Device!

With huge success in the Chrome market, the hugely popular AdBlock Plus team are taking their talents and using them to bring us an automatic ad blocking phone browser that ...

May 20, 2015 at 7:58 pm by

AdBlock Plus Ruled Legal by German Court

Despite being the life-blood of many websites, some internet users understandably find online ads annoying, especially when they are intrusive and impair their ability to ...

April 23, 2015 at 4:58 am by

Google, Microsoft and Amazon pay to Bypass AdBlock

Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and Taboola have been paying the German owners of AdBlock Plus to make sure that their adverts sneak through the advert blocker’s algorithms. The ...

February 2, 2015 at 11:28 pm by

Go Incognito on Facebook: AdBlock Plus Can Bypass ‘Seen’ Message Notifications

Open source content filter Adblock Plus announced an appealing new feature on Tuesday: the plugin can now prevent ‘seen’ notifications from appearing below opened Facebook ...

December 3, 2014 at 12:58 pm by

Google Paying Adblock Plus To White-list Unobtrusive Adverts

After Google recently cheesed a lot of people off by removing Ad-blocking Apps from the Google Play Store, it turns out they are now resorting to paying Adblocking App ...

July 8, 2013 at 10:24 am by

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