August 12th, 2009

Illuminati

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Illuminati

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Ads

I block them, but feel occasionally guilty about getting content for free.
12(18.2%)
I block them, and don't feel guilty at all
37(56.1%)
I don't block them - my browser doesn't do that kind of thing
4(6.1%)
I don't block them - because I'd rather not
13(19.7%)

I would put up with text-only ads.

Yes
46(71.9%)
No
18(28.1%)

The future of newspaper websites is

paywalled
6(10.0%)
advertising based, with extra features for subscribers
38(63.3%)
dead as a doornail
16(26.7%)

If I could no longer read news websites

then I would be actively upset
28(42.4%)
I'd miss them a bit, but I'd survive
35(53.0%)
There are news websites?
3(4.5%)
Crazy women

Interesting Results

2/3 of us block ads, 2/3 of us think that the future of news sites is advertising based, and nearly 2/3 of us would miss news sites if they vanished.

This seems to indicate that, at minimum, 1/3 of is are acting counter to our own interests...