Yahoo Mail Locks Out Users Who Block Ads - Techlicious (blog)

Adblock Plus users blocked on Yahoo! Mail "There ain't no such thing as a free lunch" — so wrote sci-fi author Robert Heinlein on the likelihood of expecting something for free, and so discovered Yahoo Mail users who use ad-blocking software. As of Nov.

Yahoo Mail Blocks Users Who Block Ads - PC Magazine

Yahoo Mail is reportedly testing a feature that blocks users who block ads. Digiday first spotted people complaining in an Adblock Plus forum thread about Yahoo Mail being blocked on Chrome and Firefox. Some have since found workarounds, but many are ...

If you have an ad blocker, you can't use Yahoo Mail - ITProPortal

It seems as Yahoo has some suicidal tendencies. The media have reported on Monday that the slowly-dying internet portal began testing a strange feature which might do them more harm than good. It goes like this: a user won't be able to access its Yahoo ...

Yahoo Mail ad-block ban proves the Web is broken - CIO

Many online publishers view ad blockers as threats, so it should be no surprise that some, including Yahoo, are fighting back. However, such moves could have lasting effects on the modern Web.

Yahoo stops some users accessing emails in ad-blockers row - BBC News

Yahoo has confirmed that it is preventing some people from accessing their email if they are using ad-blocking software in their browser. Some users in the US reported that Yahoo Mail was displaying a message asking them to disable their ad-blocker ...

Yahoo! forces ad-block users to disable software to access inbox - International Business Times, India Edition

Yahoo! users, who had ad-blockers installed, couldn't access their e-mail on Chrome or Firefox on Friday. Instead of their inbox, the users saw a dialog box saying, " Uh oh... We are unable to display Yahoo Mail. Please disable Ad Blocker to continue ...

Yahoo Mail begins blocking users with ad blockers installed - Digital Trends

Yahoo is taking a stand against people who employ ad blockers in their browsers by testing a feature that locks out Yahoo Mail users from accessing their accounts. The company says it's testing the feature with a small set of U.S. users. Users with an ...

Is Yahoo locking you out of your email account for using an ad blocker? - BetaNews

Yahoo has sparked controversy by preventing some users from accessing their email accounts if they have an ad blocker installed. It's something that seems to be restricted to the US at the moment, and Yahoo says it is testing out the block on a "small ...

Yahoo is locking people out of their email if they use ad blockers - Mashable

Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, attends the Cannes Lions 2014, 61st International Advertising Festival in Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Image: Lionel Cironneau/Associated Press.

Yahoo Is Blocking Email For Users Blocking Ads - Tech Times

Why did Yahoo back out of its $30 billion Alibaba stake spinoff? Investors feared the Internal Revenue Service would have demanded $10 billion or more in capital gains taxes if the spinoff pushed through. ( Justin Sullivan | Getty Images ). Advertisement.

Yahoo Mail Bans AdBlock Users - Softpedia News (blog)

Venerable Yahoo! Mail service has started blocking access to its service for all users employing ad-blocking technology while surfing the Web. An unhappy Adblock Plus user noted the ban first while utilizing the Chrome extension to access the service's ...

Yahoo! Mail! is! still! a! thing!, tries! blocking! Adblock! users - The Register

Yahoo! says it is testing a feature that prevents some users of the Adblock extension from accessing their webmail accounts. Netizens have reported on the Adblock Pro support forum being unable to use the Yahoo! Mail service with the ad-blocking ...

Yahoo's anti-ad blocker tactic could work, but its approach was all wrong - VentureBeat

Many publishers are wringing their hands over how to get their ads seen when everybody's using ad blockers on the desktop and on mobile these days. I've spoken with a number of people in the digital advertising business who say the solution is to just ...

Shots fired! Yahoo fires opening salvo in battle to end ad-blocking - The Next Web

According to a post on the Adblock Plus user forum, Yahoo appears to be blocking Yahoo mail users from accessing their inbox if they have AdBlocker installed. Several users reported the same issue of trying to access their mailbox, and instead being ...

Yahoo is locking some users out of Mail for using ad blockers - TechSpot

Have you recently encountered a roadblock trying to access Yahoo Mail (and happen to run an ad blocking program)? If so, you're not alone as some users have reportedly been locked out of their Yahoo e-mail accounts for using an ad blocker. Digiday was ...

Yahoo mail blocks some ad-blocker users - USA TODAY

SAN FRANCISCO — Some Yahoo users in the USA complain they are being blocked from their email accounts unless they switch off ad blockers. Yahoo acknowledged Friday that it is running a test on a "small number of Yahoo Mail users in the U.S.".

Yahoo blocks some users from accessing email until they turn off ad-blocking - Boing Boing

The company says it's not policy to do this -- yet -- but they're testing locking Yahoo Mail users out of their accounts unless they turn off ad-blocking. report this ad. Many (many, many!) Yahoo Mail users actually paid for their Yahoo Mail accounts ...

Yahoo Testing Restricting Email Accounts For Adblock Users - Techaeris

We've written about adblockers time and again here on Techaeris, as more and more users are steering towards using apps that block ads when they visit websites. A small group of Yahoo Mail users found out yesterday that they had been blocked from ...

Yahoo Restricts Ad-Blocking Software for Some Email Users - New York Times (blog)

Millions of people swear by the ad blocker, software that lets you browse the web free of online advertising. The companies who want you to see the ads are starting to push back. On Friday, dozens of people took to web forums and social media to ...

Use AdBlock And Yahoo May Block You From Reading Your E-Mail - The Consumerist

This screengrab, showing Yahoo was barring the user from accessing their e-mail account, was posted to the AdBlock Plus forum earlier this week. Yahoo subsequently confirmed that it is blocking some users from their Yahoo Mail accounts. If you still ...