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AdBlock launches crowdfunding campaign to create ads about blocking ads

Brad Chacos | Aug. 27, 2013
The popular AdBlock extension is fighting fire with fire to spread the word to people unaware of its website-killing power.

But in a bout of irony so hard that it hurts, people are tripping over themselves to fund ads about blocking ads. AdBlock has managed to raise more than $22,000 of its $25,000 minimum goal in just a couple of days, with 28 days of fundraising left. One thing's for certain: It's going to be interesting to see where AdBlock's ad campaign goes, and what—if anything—it accomplishes.


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