Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 24th Oct 2013 16:02 UTC, submitted by bowkota

Google back in 2005:

There will be no banner ads on the Google homepage or web search results pages.

Google today:

The company confirmed to the Guardian that it is testing a system with about 30 advertisers in the US in which it shows banner ads for companies including SouthWest Airlines on pages which include them in web search results.

And people wonder why I have zero trust in companies.

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RE: Use DuckDuckGo Instead
by joekiser on Thu 24th Oct 2013 22:35 UTC in reply to "Use DuckDuckGo Instead"
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"Anonymous adblock user, [X]
We respect your use of adblock. Some of us use it too. Will you please make an exception for our one ad?" -DuckDuckGo website

Not making a dig at DDG, I've used it for years, but even they are pushing ads in search results.

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