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How Free Web Content Traps People In An Abyss Of Ads And Clickbait

Author and law professor Tim Wu says much of the "free" content on the Web comes at a price to users, who are subjected to ads that are targeted specifically at them and increasingly hard to ignore.

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How Free Web Content Traps People In An Abyss Of Ads And Clickbait

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Fresh AirFresh Air

From WHYY in Philadelphia