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Silicon Valley's Business Model In Jeopardy As Wireless Carriers Start Blocking Online Ads

Until recently, ad blocking - the biggest threat to every Silicon Valley ad-driven business model - was largely a peripheral concern stemming from such companies as AdBlock, which was recently snapped up by a "mystery buyer" while ad-driven quasi-monopolies such as Google pay comparable adblockers to allow their ads through. That however is about to change because as the WSJ reports two Chinese-owned European wireless carriers are set to unleash online advertising blocking on their networks, which as the WSJ accurately summarizes, "threatens Silicon Valley’s prevailing business model.
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