Google has bagged one affiliate network in favor of another. At the end of August, the world's largest ad broker will discontinue its AdSense Referrals program, the affiliate network it launched back in March 2007. Now that Larry and Serg own ad behemoth DoubleClick, they'll do the affiliate thing through DoubleClick's …
I don't care.
all your bases will be blocked.
Adsense, Google Informatics, Whatever
See adnim and John. Who gives a monkeys what they call the purveyors of crap, it wont darken my doors.
When you have discreet advertising, maybe I'll consider removing you from the List. Until then, ha!
Freetard? Not if my DVD collection says otherwise. And my subs to BBC and Sky. And my collection of videogames on various media (some of which I can't actually read any more - anyone got a spare floppy drive?) going back to the 80s. Oh, and to various sites that offer an ad-free version. Apart from that though, freetard, yes.
Who actually sees adverts anyway?
Once upon a time, there were static adverts. Just like the ones in newspapers. Nobody objected to them, because it was understandable that sites with no other form of income had to be paid for. Which meant there was a reasonable chance somebody might actually SEE the adverts, and thereby benefit the person that paid to show the advert.
These days, adverts are more likely to be annoyances rather than static ads, which means that most people block them. Daft move that -- now, people are LESS likely to see your ads.
No Ads, Per Force!
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