Adblock Plus, Created to Protect Users From Ads, Instead Opens the Door

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/19/business/media/adblock-plus-created-to-protect-users-from-ads-opens-the-door.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

        Many consumers reacted with vitriol online. "You either die a
        hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the
        villain," one Reddit user wrote in a thread of nearly 2,000
        comments discussing the change.  Reviews for Adblock Plus in
        Google Chrome, which routinely yield five stars, showed a flood
        of one- and two-star reviews after the announcement.  "Who do
        you think you are?" one user wrote. "The [I]nternet police?"

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