Linked by David Adams on Tue 12th May 2009 16:43 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes As you may know, the global economic depression has hit the media hard, due in large part to the fact that ad rates are in the toilet. OSNews is in the same boat. Despite the fact that we still have good advertisers, our income from advertising this year will only be a fraction of what it was last year. We probably won't make enough to cover our costs. Other news sites, as they've seen revenue decrease, have responded with more, and more intrusive, advertising. We don' t want to do that. We feel we have a covenant with our readers. If you'll be respectful of our need to run ads, we'll be respectful of your need to read the site without having ads shoved down your throat. Please read on, for more discussion of our ad "covenant," and a plea for help, including a plea to all Adblock users to please unblock OSNews.
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too many IQ test ads
by edmnc on Wed 13th May 2009 06:31 UTC
edmnc
Member since:
2006-02-21

OK, I turned Adblock off for osnews and now I see the ads, which translated to English are:

Madonna Q.I.=140(sic) Whats yours? [Begin test]
Brad Pitt I.Q.=XXX Whats yours? [Begin test]
etc

Maybe the ads could be more relevant? Please?

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RE: too many IQ test ads
by David on Thu 14th May 2009 18:10 in reply to "too many IQ test ads"
David Member since:
1997-10-01

Depending on where you live, you might not get relevant ads. If you live in a geographical location where you're getting worthless ads, I would have no understand completely if you continued to use adblock.

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