Stats are here:

Year % of Ad block user
2014 35%
2015 51%
2016 55%
2017 76%

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I am retiring Feedburner RSS (Rich Site Summary) feed URL. Please update your RSS/Feed URL as follows:

  1. Old outdated Feedburner URL:
  2. New URL:

Why change feed URL? is an alias to Google service (DNS CNAME). First, I believe Google is going to kill this service sooner or later. Second, there is no SSL/TLS support at Google for custom domain alias i.e. Third HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) requires all sub-domains on SSL too. Hence, this change was necessary.

What about my FeedBurner email subscription?

You will be automatically migrated to my weekly newsletter service.

TL;DR: Please use new RSS/feed URL.