Reply to post: Re: Like it or not...

More and more Brits are using ad-blockers, says survey

John Lilburne

Re: Like it or not...

We only have ads because 20 years ago there weren't any trustworthy ways to pay for content. No payment processors etc. Ads were a way of doing it back then. The internet should grow up and find a more modern way to finance itself.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/06/technology/personaltech/banner-ads-the-monsters-that-swallowed-the-web.html?_r=2

The banner ads got taken up by one trick ponies like DoubleClick and Google.

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