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The New York Times could be the next publication to ban users who use ad blockers

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You might have heard: Some publishers are using varying tactics to prevent users with ad-blockers from accessing their websites

But did you know: New York Times CEO Mark Thompson says it could block users who have ad blockers enabled, joining a group of publishers already do so including Forbes and Axel Springer. Thompson says that NYT’s subscription model only covers some of its costs: “Trying to use and get benefit of the Times’ journalism without making any contribution to how it’s paid is not good. Everything we do should be worth paying for. Everything should feel like it’s HBO rather than a broadcast network.”

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