Advertisers will hate it. If it takes off, it could eventually force entire websites to shut down from lack of revenue. Thankfully, this device hasn’t taken off and it may be the best kept secrets of geeks for a long time.
Depending whom you ask, Chad Russell and Charles Butkus’ invention is either a step forward for the Internet — or a death knell for free content.
Their¬†AdTrap device¬†intercepts online advertisements before they reach any devices that access your Internet connection, allowing you to surf the Web — even stream videos — without those annoying ads.