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RolloTheRed Report 4 Jan 2013 13:05

Most of you may be unaware that the major service providers are not very happy about providing the plumbing for the internet upon which the usual suspects make zillions through advertising revenue. Sure there are ad blockers but these are only partial and most people don't bother. Indeed they install all sort of " tool bars " which bring even more ads ....

The service providers want a cut. Now the French provider "Free" ( yep, free internet, buy the box £ 20 and off you go ... ) has blocked all adverts at source.

The advertisers are hopping mad.


supercrutch Report 4 Jan 2013 13:57

lololol when you look back to the start of home internet it was simple and functional. You found what you were looking for, you were not found by sellers looking for you.

£20 sounds like a bargain :-D