Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 14th Mar 2013 10:26 UTC
Google In all honesty, this has taken far longer than I anticipated. Google, the world's largest internet advertising company, has removed several popular ad-blocking tools from the Play Store. While they are technically in the right to do so - they violate the Play Store developer distribution agreement - it's still a bit of a dick move. Luckily, though, unlike some other platforms, you can easily sideload the adblockers onto your Android device.
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I understand why they did it but....
by JPisini on Fri 15th Mar 2013 11:54 UTC
JPisini
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I understand why they did it but now those people that want ad blockers need to go outside the walled garden and to be honest malware is a big enough problem on Android this is only going to make it worse. Google would do well to remember the 90s when Yahoo was so large they ran TV commercials and people ran around saying "Do you yahoo" Yahoo lost the battle to Google and Google will lose to someone else if they don't stop ticking off their customers and partners.

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