Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 10th Nov 2012 01:41 UTC
Windows "Despite the fact that I've been using Windows 8 for the past three weeks, I somehow managed to overlook a rather stark feature in the OS: ads. No, we're not talking about ads cluttering up the desktop or login screen (thankfully), but rather ads that can be found inside of some Modern UI apps that Windows ships with. That includes Finance, Weather, Travel, News and so forth. Is it a problem? Let's tackle this from a couple of different angles." Hadn't seen them either - I don't use those applications - but this is pretty despicable.
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RE: Comment by ilovebeer
by Brendan on Sat 10th Nov 2012 21:13 UTC in reply to "Comment by ilovebeer"
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Advertising is a many-tentacled evil searching the world and filling every crevice. You can't escape. It will not stop until your wallet, your time and your bandwidth are all constantly being leached.

Unless being subjected to advertising is the only payment you make for using a product or service; advertising is not acceptable and never was. There are no exceptions.

- Brendan

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