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.
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oiaohm
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2009-05-30

inappropriate material bit I missed a little. Look at the looking for sex section in newspaper its text.

inappropriate material for young people done in text is less offensive than images of inappropriate material. Reason text based people have to be able to create image in mind.

Image blocking should be expected as long as rouges remain in the advertising game. No matter how much you hate ads done it text like google single line ads they are the least likely to offend and the least likely for anyone to block.

Blocking is not happening without motive. Reduce motive more income.

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