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Google Contributor: Pay To Block Ads

Google launched a new service that blocks ads on some websites in exchange for a nominal monthly subscription.

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12/5/2014 | 5:12:01 AM
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your given good information on the ads thank for sharing this information
Joe Stanganelli
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12/2/2014 | 5:28:37 AM
Re: In simple words
@Technocrati ...Not to mention that there are excellent aggregators of out there that are more efficient in finding compelling content than you would be on your own -- and are better able to source it.
Joe Stanganelli
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12/2/2014 | 5:26:56 AM
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In this world of copycat journalism and journalism by clickbait lists, there's really very little out there I'd be willing to pay for.


Plus, I'm a writer.  I can write my own entertainment.  ;)
Kristin Burnham
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11/30/2014 | 5:43:51 PM
Re: Weigh in
@Stratustician, I agree about ads, but I think what's more alarming is how ads and cookies track you and your data across the web. That might be more of a driver to support something like this.
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11/28/2014 | 7:33:35 PM
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@askqn I am sure they are, but they donít expect us to be (aware).
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11/28/2014 | 5:26:36 PM
Hello & Welcome
Evidently, Google is unaware of the many ad blocker extensions for its browser that are FREE of charge. 
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11/28/2014 | 4:46:09 PM
Re: In simple words

@Brian.Dean   Interesting.  I am not familiar with the valuing of Web Ads, so what you mention brings an interesting angle to the entire question.   Given this I agree, high value traffic would have little interest in Google's service.

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11/28/2014 | 2:37:32 PM
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@Joe, I think you have nailed it on the head. It would be much easier to allow for a data provider to charge extra for access to non-ad-enabled websites. Next, the provider could take their share, giving the remainder to Google, followed by, Google taking its share and forwarding the remainder to publishers.
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11/28/2014 | 2:34:09 PM
Re: Where are we headed?
I agree that an excessive amount of ads can cause all kinds of problems for the user. However, ads are a vital component that enables modern economies, through economies of scale and diversity of products/services. It's one of those areas that deal with a trade-off.
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11/28/2014 | 2:28:55 PM
Re: In simple words
The website end is equally interesting as different ads have different levels of ROI. For instance, an ad for a flashlight might have a 1 cent value on average but an ad for a new car might have a $100 value. Websites that have high value traffic might never signup for Google's service.
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