This whole AdBlock crowd-funding campaign is pretty funny. I don't really have much to say about it other than it really misses the mark and lacks any sort of usefulness whatsoever. So, here is a summary of their plan:
- Get users to GIVE AdBlock money
- Use that money to BUY ADS
- The ads will help spread the AdBlock gospel to non-AdBlock users (oh the irony, but it makes sense, I'll give them that)
- "Turn advertising on its head"
Yes, that last bullet is a direct quote from their crown-funding site. So, how exactly does raising money to buy ads to promote the usage of an ad blocking tool turn advertising on its head? I mean, of course,...