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Yahoo Mail blocking adblockers in a/b testing

Don't know who is being tested other than USA

     
2:30 am on Nov 22, 2015 (gmt 0)

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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 extensions turned on.

When trying to log into the Yahoo! webmail, they are met with a blank screen and a dialogue reading "Uh oh. We are unable to display Yahoo Mail. Please disable Ad Blocker to continue using Yahoo Mail."

[theregister.co.uk...]
3:42 am on Nov 22, 2015 (gmt 0)

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Does clicking the "continue" link disable AdBlocker?
3:48 am on Nov 22, 2015 (gmt 0)

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Set up a real email client on the PC. Game over <G> Thunderbird is one of many to use. MS Outlook too.
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Supposedly, this is a test, and judging by the reactions of many users, it hasn't gone down well. Obviously, Yahoo runs an ad-supported service so it's no surprise it's looking to ways round people blocking ads.