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I just think ad-blocking in general is unethical and overly-paranoid.
originally posted by: Discotech
a reply to: SkepticOverlord
So how do you make money from us who have reached the no ad threshold ?
Is the idea that we're creating worthy content, so we're rewarded with no ads while others who come to view our worthy content but haven't reached the threshold are effectively paying for us to create our worthy content ad free ?
So in closing, yes, I agree with your initial premise; ATS is being held hostage by the very people who created the problem in the first place and further being asked to be financially responsible for fixing a problem they (ATS) did not create. At the center of the issue is the one (and only) line of defense the user community has...to block ads (not just on ATS, but everywhere). So in essence, the advertisers are using the users against the very websites they support in an effort to force users to 'drop their shields' as it were. Believe me, I really do get it...it's just a pretty crummy underhanded tactic from the marketing community IMHO.
originally posted by: PersonneX
Good news . I stated my price, I will wait for your. It's a pleasure doing business directly with you and not with the advertiser.
originally posted by: Daedalus
Because the person you're responding to doesn't want to be bombarded with adverts?