Exclude from Yahoo Mail if you use Ad Blocker

According with a post in the Adblock Plus user forum, Yahoo appears to block access to company email users if they use adblocker.Yahoo Mail-logo

Several users mentioned exactly the same thing and while they were trying to see their inbox, they found themselves in front of a message saying:

Oops… We are unable to show you Yahoo Mail. Please turn off Ad Blocker to continue using Yahoo mail.

In a statement at the Bits Blog of the New York Times, company representative Anne Yeh said:

"At Yahoo, we are constantly developing and testing new products. This is a test run for a small number of Yahoo Mail users in the US "

Οι διαφημίσεις αποτελούν την κύρια πηγή εσόδων για τους εκδότες που παρέχουν δωρεάν στο διαδίκτυο και η δημοτικότητα των νέων ad blocker για seems to worry companies as the loss of revenue is certain.

Yahoo appears to be the first major company to test blocking essential services of users who choose to use a , proving in practice that it is more interested in advertisements than in the users of its services.

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