The integrated cyberespionage organizations like National Security Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Central Intelligence Agency has tacitly lodged redundant ad blockers to fend off safety problems from online ads.
According to a letter addressed to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), written by U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, and obtained by Motherboard, the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC) often uses ad blockers extensively.
The U.S government cyberespionage firms and subservient conglomerates amalgamated to form a group called IC , which takes works independently simultaneously all together to perform intelligence tasks to aid the foreign policy and national security of the U.S. It includes many establishment including the FBI, NSA, CIA, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI), etc..
“The IC has considered all recommendations from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the National Security Agency and has implemented enterprise-wide policy and technology controls consistent with government recommendations and industry best practices for ad-blocking,” reads a quote from the IC’s Chief Information Officer in the letter.
The ad contributors observes the virtual activities to succour aimed ads spick and span to collect huge amounts of tactful details about users, their gestures, web browsing, and other online activities, which is then propound for sale to whoever with a credit card. Most of the advertising companies are furnishing Americans details to organizations in China, Russia, and other hazardous foreign countries.
“The IC has implemented network-based ad-blocking technologies and uses information from several layers, including Domain Name System information, to block unwanted and malicious advertising content.”