As advertising has become more intrusive in recent years, hundreds of millions of web users have installed ad-blocking software to ward off full-page pop-ups, blaring video pitches that start automatically and large ads with unstoppable countdown clocks that obscure the content you actually want to see.
"Google Chrome Now Blocks Irksome Ads. That’s a Good Thing, Right?" is from the February 18, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by John Herrman and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.