On 09/12/09 12:27, David E. Ross wrote:
> On 9/12/2009 12:17 PM, Jim wrote:
>> Don't know if anyone has discussed this before.
>> With the increased reliance on web ads for revenue, sites are cramming
>> more and more ads on their web sites. Most of the news sites I go to
>> have their ads hosted by webservers other than their own. Sometimes,
>> some of these sites are slow -- or don't serve up the ads at all (even
>> our beloved doubleclick sometimes) resulting in the final news page
>> taking for ever to load.
>> There was one local news site requiring a completed reload of every ad
>> for each slide in a slideshow. Even had a Shockwave video loading each
>> time (and that was of the lower portion of these screen). Now who is
>> going to scroll down off a slide in the slide show to watch a video?
>> Sheesh -- what are they thinking?
>> Where's the beef?
>> Here it is!!!
> Try using the Adblock Plus extension. If you are still on SeaMonkey
> 1.1.x, be sure to get the 1.0.1 version; later versions are for Firefox
> 3.x and SeaMonkey 2.
> I have a copy if you want me to send it to you. 1.0.1 is NOT available
> from the Adblock Plus site, so I'm not sure where else to get it.
Looks like you can get it from here:
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