Ad blockers have many great reasons to use them, including better security, better privacy, less or no advertisements to see, and as I wrote before on this blog, faster load times for web-pages. However there is a big downside to them, they might kill the free internet as we know it. And that is a good thing. Continue reading “Ad blockers will kill the internet as we know it”
It will not be a surprise to most internet users that adblockers not only block ads and block malware (also known as adware) that may be inside the ads, but will also greatly boost page load times and cut down on bandwidth usage. In this hardly scientific personal study of mine I will go to a few technology news sites with and without an adblocker to determine how much time, bandwidth, and requests I save.