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Ethical Ad Blocker ensures you never see an ad or an ad-supported website

A new ad-blocking tool out today ensures that everyone can consume their favorite content while remaining on solid moral footing. The Ethical Ad Blocker Chrome extension, developed by internet artist Darius Kazemi, will block any webpage that contains ads, replacing it with a crude text page telling users to check out a list of auto-generating websites and non-profit organizations that give stuff away for free. There's nothing like a little blunt commentary hitting you over the head to make heads or tails of the contentious climate around ad-blocking.

"The conundrum at hand: users don't want to see ads, but content providers can't give away content for free," writes Kazemi on the extension description. "The solution is simple: if a...

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