Woah there Trigger-finger-Mod! Easy on the be-damming button there!
So is the whitelist acceptance fee extortion or just a way of enforcing good practice:
The principles of "acceptable" advertising, as defined by Adblock Plus and its volunteer community:
Acceptable Ads are not annoying.
Acceptable Ads do not disrupt or distort page content.
Acceptable Ads are transparent with us about being an ad.
Acceptable Ads are effective without shouting at us.
Acceptable Ads are appropriate to the site or tweet that we are on.
This makes interesting reading too