Emmet Ryan: 'Malware fears drive ad blocking'
Use of the technology is poor for the public, but the alternatives give consumers ample cause for concern, says Emmet Ryan
This article is behind a paywall. Other articles I have written for other sites are not. Those sites are wholly dependent on ad revenue to keep going. Some others use Patreon or direct donations. Everybody is looking for some way to make money to remain afloat.
Now, naturally, I'm not assuming personal privacy is the reason most folk use ad-blockers. None of us are saints, but getting the benefit of avoiding inadvertently downloading something bad...
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