Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 9th Jun 2010 18:07 UTC
Google This was inevitable. AdMob founder and CEO Omar Hamoui has responded to Apple blocking AdMob from the iOS ecosystem. Unsurprisingly, Hamoui isn't particularly amused, claiming that not only is it bad for competition, it will also hurt developers and users alike.
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RE[2]: Let ads die. Period.
by przemo_li on Wed 9th Jun 2010 19:47 UTC in reply to "RE: Let ads die. Period."
przemo_li
Member since:
2010-06-01

Block Flash - no free flash games
Block Ads of bad boys - no cash for competitors (and stats)
Block Other Browsers on HTML5 demo site - rising popularity by laying about others


They are monotonous. No more dreams about clean competition of OSs and innovative ideas.

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RE[3]: Let ads die. Period.
by scofmb on Wed 9th Jun 2010 21:57 in reply to "RE[2]: Let ads die. Period."
scofmb Member since:
2010-02-20

If you root your android phone, you can modify the hosts.conf to block admob.. and there is even a couple of apps in the market to do it automatically... even one that only blocks add if you are in a 3g net but not if you are on wifi.

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RE[3]: Let ads die. Period.
by Laurence on Thu 10th Jun 2010 11:19 in reply to "RE[2]: Let ads die. Period."
Laurence Member since:
2007-03-26

Block Flash - no free flash games
Block Ads of bad boys - no cash for competitors (and stats)
Block Other Browsers on HTML5 demo site - rising popularity by laying about others


They are monotonous. No more dreams about clean competition of OSs and innovative ideas.


Except they didn't block other HTML5 browsers (I was on their demo site using Chromium on ArchLinux and most of the demo's played perfectly)

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RE[4]: Let ads die. Period.
by Neolander on Fri 11th Jun 2010 05:07 in reply to "RE[3]: Let ads die. Period."
Neolander Member since:
2010-03-08

Except they didn't block other HTML5 browsers (I was on their demo site using Chromium on ArchLinux and most of the demo's played perfectly)

Try a browser which doesn't identify itself as Safari in its user agent string and does not support webkit's proprietary tags. At least once, please.

Edited 2010-06-11 05:08 UTC

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