Not even publishers’ ‘please whitelist us’ messages are safe from ad blockers

by Ricardo Bilton
The ongoing cat-and-mouse game between publishers and ad blockers has claimed another victim: publishers’ anti-ad block messages. People who use the popular ad blocking software AdBlock Plus and visit The Atlantic’s site, for example, get a message informing them that the site “is known to show targeted messages to AdBlock Plus users,” which the users can then opt out of.Read the full article