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Yahoo blocks users from accessing their email till they turn off ad blockers

Yahoo is blocking some users of Yahoo Mail from accessing their email until they turn off their ad blocking software, reports The Washington Post. Yahoo confirmed to the publication that it is running a test for product experiences. "At Yahoo, we are continually developing and testing new product experiences. This is a test we're running for a small number of Yahoo Mail users," Yahoo's statement read. The publication added that Yahoo in its terms of service does not explicitly prohibit users from using ad blockers. However, by accepting its services users will have to agree to the statement: "Yahoo may include advertisements and that these advertisements are necessary for Yahoo to provide the Yahoo Services." As of October 2014, Yahoo has 273 million users on its email service, making it the second largest email service after Gmail. In recent times ad…

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