[linux-elitists] Slashdot coverage now (was Re: [linux-elitists] Image blocking coverup?)

kmself@ix.netcom.com kmself@ix.netcom.com
Tue May 9 16:47:07 PDT 2000


/. has picked this up.  Jamie did a pretty decent writeup.

On Tue, May 09, 2000 at 03:15:44PM -0700, Ben Woodard wrote:
> So guys do you buy the current story from AOL/Netscape that the
> removal/ofucication of the feature was not ordered by mgmt?
> 
> I personally think that we did the most important thing and that was
> to send a signal to the mozilla community within netscape that this
> feature is important to us. BTW it was my plan to implement the
> feature before I discovered that it already existed.
> 
> BTW The discussion on the advogato misses the point in my opinion. It
> is not about content theft. Does anyone know how to post a comment to
> their discussion? There are three things I'd like to bring up:
> 
> 1) In the TV world, is channel surfing during commercials considered
> content theft? What about going to the bathroom during the commercial break?
> 
> 2) I really don't have a lot of problems with advertisements however,
> I do get really upset with cross site tracking and web bugs.
> 
> 3) I think that the important thing about this dialog is that it
> brings the capability to do half decent filtering to the masses.
> 
> -ben
> 
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