Just days after launching Peace, a paid ad-blocking app that quickly became a beloved top seller, developer Marco Arment pulled the product and offered a refund to customers, citing a crisis of conscience about hurting businesses that depend on ad revenue. What do you think?


“He’s right. As consumers, we have a moral obligation to those whose job it is to keep us from reading the news.”

Sharon Delcanto • Parade Float Driver

“But profiting from the financial ruin of fellow businesses is the American dream.”

Monty McLeod • Unemployed

“The only thing close to a proper apology would be a new app that provides extra advertising.”

Will Mullen • Experimental Dentist