Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 23rd Nov 2011 23:12 UTC
Internet & Networking It's a somewhat uneasy subject among websites such as OSNews - advertisements, the site's readability, and how to get a little more income without compromising the pleasure of using the site. Brent Simmons published a blog post about the topic which has been making its rounds across the web. The gist: websites, save for a precious few, seem to be getting progressively worse.
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Blog is has original views
by kateline on Thu 24th Nov 2011 05:07 UTC
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Original thinking in the blog article.

I really like the fact that OS News has relatively unobtrusive ads. It's one reason I bookmark it as a favorite for tech news and views.

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RE: Blog is has original views
by Neolander on Thu 24th Nov 2011 06:38 in reply to "Blog is has original views"
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Well, tried OSnews without ads using membership, now I'm getting a bit short on money so I didn't renew, and as far as ads are concerned it's really what every news website should be.

I don't use ad blockers. If websites don't work, ignoring the fact is not the way to make things change.

Speaking of ads, I wonder how get their funding. I once asked them, and they say it's about premium upgrades, but these really sound too cheap and infrequently necessary to be of any use to them...

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