Ad blockers and anti-ad blockers compete in the net. While Google is considering developing its own advertising blocks, researchers are working on the “Super weapon“.
If you block me, I’ll block you – abblock and anti ablock
The Internet is a race. On the one hand, the operators of commercial websites and their advertising partners stand. On the other hand, there are start-ups, worried users and data protectionists. And in between: developers, researchers and companies like Google, Apple and Facebook who want to communicate. It is about ad blockers and anti-adblockers to counter-defense.
The martial vocabulary is used by researchers from Stanford and Princeton universities in a new study (Storey et al., 2017). In the past two years the debate has escalated, they write. (more…)