This is an adblock alert for November 9, 2017. A single commit to EasyList this morning broke a mix of national and regional sites, making their homepages look like it's 1999. MSN broken by adblockers Commits to EasyList are the way that new filters get added to block calls or elements by tens of millions of adblockers worldwide. Today's commit appears to have targeted multiple sites and elements that ultimately led to complete site disruption. Edmunds…
DMCA, Easylist, Adblock, Copyright Access Control & Admiral: 10 Things To Know
Admiral asked Easylist to remove functionalclam[.]com from their filters and here’s why:
functionalclam[.]com is not an adserver.
That domain is part of the DMCA copyright access control platform Admiral provides publishers so they can engage visitors in a transparent way on the value exchange for their copyrighted content, instead of resorting to surprise ad reinsertion the way some of our competitors advocate but visitors and advertisers dislike.
Circumventing a publisher’s paywall or copyright access control technology is not OK and we don’t believe it’s core to the mission of AdBlock Plus and EasyList.
We’ve shared this with EasyList and ABP through multiple direct communications over the past year.
We asked them 24 days
Admiral Adblock Analytics & Revenue Recovery Closes $2.5M Funding
ADMIRAL LAUNCHES FIRST CONFIGURABLE DEAL- AND LEAN-BASED PLATFORM TO RECOVER WEB AND MOBILE PUBLISHER REVENUES LOST TO ADBLOCKING
$2.5M Seed Round Led By Mosley Ventures, Birchmere Ventures, Gulfshore Capital and More To Help Save the Free Internet
NEW YORK, NY - June 6, 2016 - Admiral (getadmiral.com) announced its launch and oversubscribed $2.5 million seed round today while at the IAB’s Ad Blocking and User Experience Summit in NYC. Admiral is the industry’s most advanced analytics and revenue recovery platform to help premier web and mobile publishers size their adblocking problem, engage their users to improve ad quality, and automatically recover lost revenue, and Admiral is the first platform built from the ground up to