[linux-elitists] So, when is the Linux Journal gonna give up and finally
Tue Mar 29 13:52:34 PST 2005
begin Greg Folkert quotation:
> Also, I use adblock: Somehow "ads.linuxjournal.com" got in the list
> to block... and I can't seem to delete it. Curious. If your
> marketing droids found out about adblock, they's hafta swap out the
> thar underwar.
I'm all about blocking http://ad.*/*.gif and
http://ads.*/*.gif, as well as just plain *.swf. I've also found it
easier to block akamaized images now that they use the root URL as
part of the cache URL instead of being all unintelligible hashes.
"Some of us figured out in the 1950s Nick Moffitt
that blacklists were a bad idea. firstname.lastname@example.org
Some of us have that lesson still ahead of us."
-- John Gilmore, on RBLs.
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