A Web site owner has blocked Firefox users from accessing his site in protest of a popular Firefox browser extension that blocks text and display ads.

Firefox users who go to http://jacklewis.net/weblog/ are redirected to Why Firefox is Blocked, which says the Adblock Plus extension undercuts Web sites dependent on advertising revenue.

“Accessing the content while blocking the ads therefore would be no less than stealing,” wrote Danny Carlton, a Web site designer and author, who runs both sites. JackLewis.net is his personal blog site; “Jack Lewis” is a pseudonym adopted, according to a Google-cached version of Carlton’s site, as a defense against “crazy people.”

Full Story at computerworld.com