www.theverge.com - 1 year ago

Apple is giving refunds to everyone who bought top ad-blocker Peace

Apple has decided to issue refunds to every person who downloaded the popular ad-blocker Peace that was abruptly pulled from the App Store last week after its creator had a change of heart. As it stands, more than 13,000 people have already received refunds for the $3 software after Peace's creator, developer Marco Arment, pulled it amid criticism of the ethics surrounding ad blocking. Arment, who told users to request refunds from Apple because he had no way of issuing them himself, said today that Apple made the decision on his behalf and that the refund process will likely take a few days.

"I'm actually happy or at least, as happy as someone can be who just made a lot of money on a roller coaster of surprise, guilt, and stress,...

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