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Forgive me, father, for I have used an ad-blocker on news websites...

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We notice you're running an ad blocker . . .

Nope, not at all. It ruins immersion. Its the same with TV, so I avoid ad channels if I watch anything at all.

Why would I fight through several layers of ads to get to content? Similarly with TV, why would I get hooked on a drama just to have the immersion spoiled by some needless snack advert that has nothing to do with the item I'm watching? I exercise choice and leave it out.

Restricted by blocking ads? Not really. I can't read the whole internets in a life time and there is plenty content to see elsewhere so I don't find its that restricting.

The upside of blocking is the total lack of malware alerts.

PS - I have tried to run a browser without ad blocking, its a waste of life, pointless if you want to do anything useful.

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