* Posts by T.Keaton

3 posts • joined 21 May 2011

Blocking ads? Smaller digital publishers are smacked the hardest

T.Keaton

Useless Ads

I believe the only ads I've ever followed, let alone those which have convinced me to part with money, are the single line text links at the top of my Gmail inbox.

Flash based, full-screen (mobile), and otherwise obnoxious ads don't work on me, so I might as well block them.

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ICANN rescues time zone database

T.Keaton
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You've missed the point

The point is that there were better ways for Astrolabe to handle this than essentially throwing a tantrum, picking up their ball and going home. The end result being to alienate the world at large and cripple potentially critical industries.

Legal action is a last resort for when civilised people cannot find common ground. For legal action to be rendered as the default reaction is unacceptable. Yes, this applies to business as well.

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Hack on Sony-owned ISP steals $1,220 in virtual cash

T.Keaton
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Jumping on the Bandwagon

Of course this is related to the April compromise! It's called 'jumping on the bandwagon'.

Now that the world knows that the security at Sony is appalling, everything becomes a target.

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