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Re: [LUG] Ad blockers


On Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:50:04 +0100
Neil via list <list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Hello Neil,

>I am wondering, how can anyone be so accurate? 42 percent?? That seems
>a bit too exact to me. Since I hate all ads I just move on elsewhere. I
>am wondering, however, how do sites lose money due to an ad blocker? If

They know because, since they get paid on every ad placed, that data has
to be logged for accounting purposes.  An ad blocker can be detected and
that too can be logged.  Compare blocked ads with total hits and you've
got your percentage income loss.  Round to nearest whole number.....

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