French news sites block the adblockers, telling readers to uninstall or lose access

Adblocker users are being either asked or forced to uninstall the software before being able to read news content on some of the biggest French media websites, which argue they are being deprived of vital revenue by the use of such software

The initiative, organised by a trade association representing online businesses, aimed to reverse the growing popularity of software that blocks advertisements that many internet users find annoying, but which provide critical revenue to media websites.

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