With the appearance of ad-blockers, a fierce argument has developed on whether blocking ads would mean the end of the free internet era. This argument sets a dangerous assumption, that content on the internet is there merely for commercial purposes, and that it’s sole function is generating revenue to the publisher. We believe that, while this is a legitimate way to earn money, internet is much more than a global marketing showroom, it’s a place to share ideas, publish content—without any lucrative purpose—, and develop new ways of communication, enriching mankind as a whole. Reducing it to just a monetary question is absurd for us.Read the manifesto
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