Adblock alternative could fund online publishers through micropayments

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Free tools such as Adblock enable users to enjoy the internet without being interrupted by intrusive advertisements, but in doing so they deny online publishers the income from advertisers they need to keep the site running. The setup is unsustainable, so it is no wonder we have seen companies, such as Yavli and Adieu offering alternatives. Now, AdBlock-to-Bitcoin is a tool that enables readers to donate a fraction of a Bitcoin to sites whenever their adblocker is employed. Publishers can install the tool onto their site by inserting a few short lines of code into the back-end. Then, when a…

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