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

        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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Care About Science and Tech? Our Job One: STOP TRUMP:
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Tel: +1 (818) 225-2800
I have consulted to Google, but I am not currently 
doing so -- my opinions expressed here are mine alone.
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The correct term is "Internet" NOT "internet" -- please don't 
fall into the trap of using the latter. It's just plain wrong!
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