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Submission + - Escapist Website Mass Bans Users Who Mention Adblo (escapistmagazine.com) 1

An anonymous reader writes: One user posted a thread on the forums complaining about an ad. Other users responded that they used adblock so never saw any ads. Down comes the banhammer wiping out several users that have post counts in the thousands and years of membership, just for mentioning the name of the hated extension.

There are no terms of use prohibiting adblock or listing blocking of ads as a bannable offense.

The thread was quickly locked and will probably be deleted.

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Escapist Website Mass Bans Users Who Mention Adblo

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