Ploum writes: "Ok, the title of this story is a fiction and there are no indication that it could become a reality. Nevertheless, what would happen if Firefox enabled Adblock by default? After all, Adblock is a widely available technology, very popular among power users. It would be a natural evolution to make it accessible for casual users. But wouldn't that change the web completely? How would the Mountain View search engine react? Let's find out"
...when fits of creativity run strong, more than one programmer or writer has
been known to abandon the desktop for the more spacious floor.
- Fred Brooks, Jr.