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Re: Ads block by Internet Provider

From: Richard Barnes <richard.barnes@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2013 18:59:56 -0500
Message-ID: <CACB24Ms-6J3oh9YETXw8Ktf3s_Fi9FCK8nyLc7Vj=2G-h57wdQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>
Cc: "public-privacy@w3.org mailing list) <public-privacy@w3.org>" <public-privacy@w3.org>
This seems like a fun new angle on the net neutrality debate.  Do they have
a whitelist yet of advertisers they let through?


On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 6:26 PM, Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com> wrote:

> FYI,
>
> French internet provider Free has updated its software [1] on its box,
> giving the possibility for users to block ads. It currently creates a big
> debate in French geek communities, because the provider has activated the
> Ads blocking feature by default (it can be deactivated).
>
> The discussion [2] is going on, expect a lot of Reality Distortion in the
> future.
>
> [1]: http://dev.freebox.fr/blog/?p=1123
> [2]: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23freeadgate&src=typd
>
> --
> Karl Dubost - http://dev.opera.com/
> Developer Relations, Opera Software
>
>
>
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