French telecom firm offers controversial ad-blocking service

French telecommunications company Free, which provides Internet access to 5.2 million people, has unveiled a feature allowing its users to block all ads on their Web service. The move has been viewed by many as an attack on Google, which Free sees as an ad-supported bandwidth hog, and is part of a broader debate over whether the cost of providing data-intensive services should be borne by content providers or ISPs.

View Full Article in:

New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Media

Job Title Company Location
VP, Client Partner, Digital Marketing
iCrossing, Inc.
Santa Monica, CA
Senior Regional Interactive Sales Manager
Comcast Spotlight
Bethesda, MD
Sales Executive, CafeMom.com and MamásLatinas.com
CafeMom
New York, NY
Marketing Services Director
Farm Journal Media
Rosemont, IL
Director, Revenue Operations - Technical Program Management
Pandora Media, Inc.
Oakland, CA