Yahoo is locking some users out of Mail for using ad blockers

November 23, 2015

Via: TechSpot

Have you recently encountered a roadblock trying to access Yahoo Mail (and happen to run an ad blocking program)? If so, you’re not alone as some users have reportedly been locked out of their Yahoo e-mail accounts for using an ad blocker.

Digiday was the first to report on the matter, linking to a thread in the Adblock Plus forums in which a Yahoo Mail user post a screenshot showing they were locked out of their account. The dialog box suggests the user disable their ad blocker in order to keep using Yahoo’s e-mail service.

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