Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 28th Jul 2007 11:07 UTC
Bugs & Viruses A lot of people have been emailing us about an issue we are having with one of our ads taking over OSNews. Thank you all for emailing us, the information provided is of good use to us. We are currently working on the problem, and will let you know once it has been fixed. We would like to apologise for the inconvenience. Update by DA: I think that I've tracked down the offender. Read more for details Update 2: This time I think we really fixed it.
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RE[3]: Huh?
by Thom_Holwerda on Sat 28th Jul 2007 18:30 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Huh?"
Thom_Holwerda
Member since:
2005-06-29

Err, we pay for our hosting too. Why do you think we need ads in teh first place? To pay for the company Aston Martin each of us has?

The ads are in place to pay for our hosting. Did you really think we would pay this out of our own pockets? Anyway, stuff sometimes goes wrong, even on websites like OSNews and Reddit. We are not gods, you know. At least we're open and honest about it.

David has just emailed us that the issue is most likely fixed at the moment. If not, please let us know.

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RE[4]: Huh?
by troc on Sat 28th Jul 2007 21:23 in reply to "RE[3]: Huh?"
troc Member since:
2006-05-01

How much does OSNews pay for hosting ?

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RE[5]: Huh?
by Eugenia on Sat 28th Jul 2007 21:32 in reply to "RE[4]: Huh?"
Eugenia Member since:
2005-06-28

A lot.

Regarding advertisements, I would also prefer text-based or jpeg/gif non-animated non-javascript ads. But that wouldn't fly with the advertisers.

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