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The Wall Street Journal just dropped a shocker of a report: Google, the biggest web advertising company in the world, is planning to build an ad blocker into Google Chrome, the world's most popular web browser.
The Interactive Advertising Bureau, an industry trade group of which Google is a member, has likened the cottage industry of ad-blocking companies to "highway robbery", "terrorists", and "inner city crack dealers" on various occasions.
It is also a source of concern for online publishers and services that rely on advertising revenue, many of which work with Google to help sell ads on their properties.
One is to block all advertising that appears on the sites with offending ads, instead of individual offending ads.
There are lots of ad-blocker extensions out there, but soon Google may release an ad-blocker of its own.
The ad blocker would be part of the Google Chrome Browser, which is the most popular browser in the United States according to a January report from the federal government's Digital Analytics Program. This page calls out pop-ups, autoplaying video ads with sound, interstitial ads with countdowns, and large "sticky" ads as "below the threshold of consumer acceptability". This could be muscle flexing by Google, considering a major portion of web traffic comes via GoogleChrome, this might lead to more advertisers moving on to Adsense.
Browns announce 2017 preseason schedule
During that span, the Bears lead the series, 7-6, but the Browns own a 19-13 edge in the all-time preseason series. The games can be heard on the Saints Radio Network, in the New Orleans area on WWL Radio (870 AM and 105.3 FM).
Still, the WSJ notes that the idea isn't etched in stone and Google could still decide to drop the project.
This brings up the question as to what ads would be Google consider unacceptable.
Google's goal here seems clear: to reduce the use of ad platforms other than its own and punish sites who create a less than desirable experience for users.
It's still just a rumour from the WSJ, however they do have fairly decent contacts, so we'll probably have to wait a while more to see where this goes.
This is a defensive move to counter popular ad-blocking software, which often allows ads from organisations that pay a fee.
Most consoles lie horizontally in dark or enclosed areas, like media centres, so they're pretty welcoming to the little critters. Then, they will take the console apart, sterilize it with an ultrasonic cleaner , and put it back together.
At least for this week, Trump doesn't seem to be getting his views on the world in between stories of lizard men from Alex Jones. And the only thing Beijing might think was worse, she said, would be a unified and US-allied Korean Peninsula on the border.
In Game 2, Minnesota really has nothing to change in their game plan, other than hope Allen makes mistakes in net for the Blues. Blues coach Mike Yeo argued the Wild's shot attempts "will be inflated every game", reports Chad Graff of the Pioneer Press .
Marchionini, the mayor of Verbania, told the Italian news agency AGI that her city has more than 20 people aged over 100. Morano famously attributed her long life, in part, to staying single after ending a bad marriage in her late 30s.
Investigators are considering the possibility that the men were killed by members of the notorious MS-13 gang. The bodies of four men were found in a Central Islip park, Suffolk County Police said on Thursday morning.
The recycled content figure, said Greenpeace, now stands at 7 percent on average across Coca-Cola's global plastic bottle sales. There are advantages to using a moving average in your trading, as well options on what type of moving average to use.
Eskamani said they're Collier County's family provider, allowing more than 1,900 low-income patients to get preventative care. Taxpayers should not be forced to fund abortion, plain and simple", House Speaker Paul Ryan said in a statement Thursday.
Four-time champion Vettel was third fastest for Ferrari , unable to make an impact on the two Mercedes men who took the front row. Esteban Ocon wound up 14th for Force India, citing a lack of grip on his final Q2 lap as he finished two seconds off the pace.
OTTAWA, Ontario - Brad Marchand broke a tie with 2:33 left and Boston held on to beat Ottawain Game 1 of their first-round series. But that's what you need to do in the playoffs. "You have a little bit of adversity but you regroup and get back at it".
Regardless of what it is being called, the upcoming OnePlus flagship is easily one of the most anticipated phones in 2017. The report further states that OnePlus 5 would feature a 5.5-inch Quad HD display with 2560 x 1440 resolution.
At least 60 search and rescue members volunteered their time to search with dogs for those who had fallen, Buhr said. Weather conditions in the area, north of Vancouver, have been harsh and unstable since Friday.
Agency says deported man had no special status
Montes, who could not produce identification to corroborate his DACA status, was said to have left his wallet in a friend's auto . According to the complaint, Montes came to the USA when he was 9 and suffers from a cognitive disability due to a brain injury.
US aircraft carrier to reach waters near NKorea next week
And then on April 12th, President Donald Trump told Fox Business News that the Navy had sent to Korea "an armada, very powerful". In fairness, neither Trump nor the Navy said when the Carl Vinson was going to head north, so technically no one lied here.
OIC backs strike of Palestinian prisoners in Israel
The prisoners also demand to have periodic medical checkups and to increase the number of visits by the International Red Cross. Israel has built almost all of its prisons inside Israel rather than in the occupied territory.
Fate of Turkey's divisive referendum rests with voters
The "yes" vote would mean approval of constitutional changes that would replace the parliamentary system with a presidential one. The Erdogan government has used the emergency powers to conduct a sweeping purge of the military, judiciary and civil service.
Led coalition raid kills 13 Iraqi civilians in Mosul
He noted that there had already been some positive results for the people of Iraq as the fight against ISIS continued. The eastern half of the city is now completely under the control of Iraqi security forces, Rasool said.
IEA says global oil market now close to balance
Meanwhile, it said, OPEC's oil production fell by 365,000 barrels a day in March as Nigeria and Libya suffered outages. On Thursday, the global benchmark for crude oil was up 2 cents at $55.88 a barrel.
Chicago rapper Chief Keef charged with DUI in Miami Beach
We reached out to representatives for comment. "As such he is particularly vulnerable to police actions that seek to silence him". Meanwhile, another officer held Cozart at Taser-point because he "was moving his hands around in the vehicle", the officer wrote.
Man jumps into icy water to save dog from frozen pond
A Canadian man was caught on camera plunging into a frozen pond to rescue his dog after the pet fell through the ice. Earlier this month, firefighters rescued a youth who wandered onto thin ice in Ted Hole Park .