Adblock is/was the popular extension for Chrome and Safari – and did what it said on the tin – it blocked ads.
According to The Next Web, the buyer specifically requested that they remain anonymous, and sources tell us that it was not Eyeo, the most obvious candidate.
Adblock reportedly has over 40 million users, and the deal comes at a time when intense scrutiny is being placed on “content blockers” in general. The latest version of iOS includes the ability to install an app that then strips adverts out of webpages, potentially endangering the revenue model of publishers and other businesses.
Heads up – be alert for changes
Samantha Cameron is furious about an attempt to smear her marriage made in Lord Ashcroft’s new book about the Prime Minister.
Nothing to do with pigs – potentially
A source close to her told The Sun: ‘Ashcroft has come up with yet another damaging smear in his war against the Prime Minister.
The allegation in the book is just a throwaway couple of lines but if it were to be believed by readers it would cause immense damage to Mrs Cameron.
Nothing to say the allegation isn’t true? Her FEAR is that the allegation is believed.