Ad blocking app Crystal’s creator: This isn’t extorion

by Ricardo Bilton
Ad blocking app makers are finding that they can make plenty of money depriving publishers of theirs. Crystal was an early winner in the iOS ad blocker gold rush. Since its launch in mid-September, the app has shot to the top Apple’s paid-app charts, netting over 200,000 downloads and earning U.K.-based developer Dean Murphy over $167,000, according to Apptopia, which tracks app-store data.Read the full article