Linked by David Adams on Fri 19th Mar 2010 21:07 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Online advertising has been a hot topic for the past week or so, with Ars Technica trying out an interesting, somewhat desperate experiment wherein they blocked access to their content for people using Adblock. Of course, if this were to become some kind of movement among publishers, it would probably just spark a technological cat-and-mouse game that would surely be reminiscent of DRM cracking or iPhone jailbreaking. But in their post-mortem, Ars states that it was a worthwhile awareness campaign, and I hope that's true. But I thought it would be a good idea to try to bring the collective OSNews brainpower together and crowdsource the idea of how to raise money for a web site in an age where advertising is increasingly un-viable.
Permalink for comment 414915
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[3]: Random replies
by AdamW on Tue 23rd Mar 2010 15:52 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Random replies"
Member since:

oh, and you also seem unaware that noscript's default configuration blocks *all* javascript. Including js from the host of the site. Not just third-party js. If you want to see the js from the host, you have to whitelist it.

Reply Parent Score: 2