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

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

Techlicious (blog)Yahoo Mail Locks Out Users Who Block AdsTechlicious (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.and more »

Yahoo Mail Blocks Users Who Block Ads - PC Magazine;

Yahoo Mail Blocks Users Who Block Ads - PC Magazine

PC MagazineYahoo Mail Blocks Users Who Block AdsPC MagazineYahoo 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 ...and more »

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

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

ITProPortalIf you have an ad blocker, you can't use Yahoo MailITProPortalIt 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 ...and more »

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

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

CIOYahoo Mail ad-block ban proves the Web is brokenCIOMany 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.and more »

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

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

BBC NewsYahoo stops some users accessing emails in ad-blockers rowBBC NewsYahoo 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 ...and more »

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

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

International Business Times, India EditionYahoo! forces ad-block users to disable software to access inboxInternational Business Times, India EditionYahoo! 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 ...and more »

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

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

Digital TrendsYahoo Mail begins blocking users with ad blockers installedDigital TrendsYahoo 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 ...and more »

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

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

BetaNewsIs Yahoo locking you out of your email account for using an ad blocker?BetaNewsYahoo 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 ...and more »

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

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

MashableYahoo is locking people out of their email if they use ad blockersMashableMarissa 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.and more »

Yahoo Is Blocking Email For Users Blocking Ads - Tech Times;

Yahoo Is Blocking Email For Users Blocking Ads - Tech Times

Tech TimesYahoo Is Blocking Email For Users Blocking AdsTech TimesWhy 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.and more »

Yahoo Mail Bans AdBlock Users - Softpedia News (blog);

Yahoo Mail Bans AdBlock Users - Softpedia News (blog)

Softpedia News (blog)Yahoo Mail Bans AdBlock UsersSoftpedia 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 ...and more »

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

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

The RegisterYahoo! Mail! is! still! a! thing!, tries! blocking! Adblock! usersThe RegisterYahoo! 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 ...and more »

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

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

VentureBeatYahoo's anti-ad blocker tactic could work, but its approach was all wrongVentureBeatMany 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Next WebShots fired! Yahoo fires opening salvo in battle to end ad-blockingThe Next WebAccording 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 ...and more »

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

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

TechSpotYahoo is locking some users out of Mail for using ad blockersTechSpotHave 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 ...and more »

Yahoo mail blocks some ad-blocker users - USA TODAY;

Yahoo mail blocks some ad-blocker users - USA TODAY

USA TODAYYahoo mail blocks some ad-blocker usersUSA TODAYSAN 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.".and more »

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

Yahoo blocks some users from accessing email until they turn off ad-blockingBoing BoingThe 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 ...and more »

Yahoo Testing Restricting Email Accounts For Adblock Users - Techaeris;

Yahoo Testing Restricting Email Accounts For Adblock Users - Techaeris

TechaerisYahoo Testing Restricting Email Accounts For Adblock UsersTechaerisWe'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 ...and more »

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

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

New York Times (blog)Yahoo Restricts Ad-Blocking Software for Some Email UsersNew 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 ...and more »

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

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

The ConsumeristUse AdBlock And Yahoo May Block You From Reading Your E-MailThe ConsumeristThis 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 ...and more »