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Web ad blocking may not be (entirely) legal

Discussion in 'Legal' started by temi, Sep 14, 2007.

  1. temi

    temi Facilitator Webmaster

    Advertising-supported companies have long turned to the courts to squelch products that let consumers block or skip ads: it happened in the famous lawsuit against the VCR in 1979 and again with ReplayTV in 2001.
    Tomorrow's legal fight may be over Web browser add-ons that let people avoid advertisements. These add-ons are growing in functionality and popularity, which has led legal experts we surveyed this week to speculate about when the first lawsuit will be filed.

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  2. Dave White

    Dave White New Member Webmaster

    Normally I feel that use of add pop-up blockers is my independent choice.I can't waste my time and concentration in those unwanted pop-ups.Personally, compamies overdo with any good facility which forces users to act so.

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