I don't know that I can afford to read the news anymore. As a columnist for several tech magazines I find this somewhat ironic, but my occupation makes the truth of it no less real. Technology can solve this problem for me, but politics probably won't allow it.
From that lede paragraph the writer then goes through all that we, as both users and webmasters, publishers and advertisers, are experiencing at this time and place.
Please read the above article before posting a reply here. Rather than have this thread be either "for or against" ad blocking, let's talk about what it might take to find a balance that will keep business humming and visitors coming.