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This article was published on March 10, 2010


    The first good excuse to use an ad blocker?

    The first good excuse to use an ad blocker?
    Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten
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    Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten

    CEO and co-founder, TNW

    Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and pr.co. Boris is very active on Twitter as @Boris and Instagram: @Boris.

    There has been a LOT of talk around the issue of using Ad Blockers lately. The main thing that sparked the discussion was this post titled “Why Ad Blocking is devastating to the sites you love” by Arstechnica CEO Ken Fisher.

    That post led to 1800+ comments and has been widely debated on blogs all over the world. So far we haven’t gotten involved in the discussion but I couldn’t ignore this cartoon.

    Guilty as charged?