Surprise! Google rolls out an ad-free option

by John Mcdermott
Here’s an irony: The world’s largest digital ad seller wants to give people the option of eliminating them. Google, an empire built upon serving ads at scale, launched Google Contributor on Thursday. The tool lets readers pay their favorite publishers in lieu of seeing ads. Contributor launched with 10 publishers including Imgur, Mashable, The Onion, Urban Dictionary and WikiH ...Read the full article