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Submission + - You may use adblockers in Germany, after all.

paai writes: The publishing company Axel Springer tried to ban the use of adblockers in Germany, because they endanger the digital publishing of news stories. The Oberlandesgericht Köln followed this reasoning and forbade the use of adblockers on the grounds that the use of whitelists was an aggressive marketing technique. The Bundesgerichtshof (BGH) destroyed this court ruling today and judged that users had a right to filter out advertisements in web pages. (german)
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You may use adblockers in Germany, after all.

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