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‭011111100010‬ wrote:
We, of all people, should understand the need for a website to earn money

Yes; but we should also understand the need to keep our computers free of malware. Even if you know in advance which ad network a site is using, which network do you trust to never be tricked into publishing malvertising?

‭011111100010‬ wrote:
blocking their ads is stealing because you get the content without paying for it.

Presumably you watch every second of every ad-break on free-to-air TV channels, then? Or does fast-forwarding through the ads not count as "stealing" their content? Poke tongue | ;-P



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