Category Archives: Network Congestion

Our Response to Google Play Protect Flagging AdClear

As you may know, we’ve been flagged by Google Play Protect for the possibility of collecting tracking information. We’d like to emphasize that this was a mistake on Google’s part; one of AdClear’s main functions is to block tracking capabilities. … Continue reading

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Google Play Protect is blocking AdClear

We have received feedback from our users that Google Play Protect is incorrectly flagging AdClear and blocking the initial installation with a message “This app can collect data that may be used to track you.” All aggregated and anonymized information … Continue reading

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AdClear rolls out Firewall & Snooze functionality.

At the end of last year, we teased new features for AdClear with the release of our new UI. You’ve waited patiently, and it’s finally here: the Firewall and Snooze features have been added! That’s not all; HTTPS filtering no … Continue reading

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Ad Blockers for iOS—Beyond Blocking Ads

Using an ad blocker gives you more value than simply blocking intrusive, annoying, and sometimes auto-playing ads; they give you a better user experience. With customers becoming more wise to the practices of ad publishers, ad blocker usage is skyrocketing, … Continue reading

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Relax, Using Ad Blocker Is Okay—The Ethical Dilemma of Blocking Online Ads

The major argument posited by content providers and publishers on ad blockers boils down to “blocking ads steals our revenue.” The editorial director of Tom’s Guide went as far as saying: “Every time you block an ad, what you’re really … Continue reading

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How Ad Blockers Can Help Both Advertisers and End Users

If the title surprises you, bear with us. Yes, there has been a wide gap between what the users want and what the advertisers want when the debate comes to ad blockers. This is mainly because what the dream is … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Why You Should Use an Ad Blocker for iOS

When it comes to blocking ads, there is a stark difference of opinion between end users and publishers. While users are most likely to use an ad blocker for iOS to improve their user experience, publishers are angry that their … Continue reading

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