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IAB Bars AdBlock Plus, Welcomes Ghostery To Speak

Advertising Age reports that while ad blocking pioneer Adblock Plus has been disinvited from the Interactive Advertising Bureau's annual leadership summit in California, a different ad blocking software provider, Ghostery, is still attending and speaking on stage. Scott Meyer, CEO and co-founder of Ghostery, an anti-tracking extension, will be speaking at the summit. "The over 400,000,000 downloads of AdBlock Plus are not going to go away," a blog post from Adblock Plus said. "Disallowing Adblock Plus from attending your event solves nothing. We will proceed to work with others to build a sustainable monetization model for the Internet."

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