Google Pays Adblock Plus To Show Ads
Jul 6, 2013, 10:49 AM
Google appears to be paying Adblock Plus to keep its ads in, per Tech Crunch. Adblock Plus has an “acceptable ads” filter that allows certain content by default, and it charges big companies for whitelisting services. AdblockPlus says this fee maintains its filter list, which also whitelists some small Web sites and blogs for free. However, it charges larger companies like Google. That gives Adblock a lot of power, and companies like Google that have a sizable advantage over midsized competitors that can't pony up the price tag.