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The freedom to annoy customers

Postby Wladimir Palant » Fri Sep 14, 2007 3:04 am

Danny Carlton is continuing to entertain me, and I still see interesting opinions on the whole debate every day. They are probably not worth posting in the blog, but I would still like to share. Here come the first two:

Interpreting the term freedom to suit one’s convenience

Is blocking ads on websites evil?

By the way, did anybody actually try to read Carlton's blog? I decided to take a look yesterday - and after 5 minutes I was wondering how somebody could take him seriously. This man didn't make an idiot out of himself just now, he has been doing it systematically for years...
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Postby rick752 » Fri Sep 14, 2007 3:33 am

Yeah .. no kidding! And look at all the fun you gave up just to get married. :lol:

Talk about your religious, right-wing nutcake. This guy is just mentally detached ... definitely delusional and and some kind of clueless social retard. :roll:
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Postby elvisthepelvis » Fri Sep 14, 2007 11:54 am

I bet when Danny gets to heaven god says to St Paul "Oh shit its Danny Carlton, look the guys an idiot, get rid of him, I dont know tell him I'm out or ill or something, no actually tell him I am having dinner with the people from Adblock Plus"
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Postby Wladimir Palant » Fri Sep 14, 2007 7:49 pm

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Postby Wladimir Palant » Mon Sep 17, 2007 10:34 pm

Somebody seems to know what he is talking about - Whiting out ads: Is AdBlock even Necessary?
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Postby jstoddard » Tue Sep 18, 2007 12:20 am

I thought I'd just drop by to mention that I'm a new AdBlock Plus user thanks to the free publicity from Danny Carlton.

I've known about AdBlock and AdBlock Plus for quite a while -- I help about half the people I introduce to Firefox to install it -- but haven't really felt the need to use it myself. Well that all changed when Danny Carlton thought he needed to make a big stink over it and be an a**hole in general, so I've decided it's important to assert my right to choose what content I download. Thanks for providing me with a way to do so!
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Postby Wladimir Palant » Tue Sep 18, 2007 9:05 am

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Postby Wladimir Palant » Thu Sep 20, 2007 9:11 am

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Ads are bad behaviour of culture

Postby Bishop » Thu Sep 20, 2007 6:09 pm

Hi friends

I quote:

First of all, why do websites run ads?
To make money.

Yes, thats true.

I, and most other people, don’t have any problem with this.

I think those people are very few. I have a very big problem to see ads in television, interuppting the film, i hav problems see ads in internet, extending the loading time AND could COST my MONEY, if i use PHONE INTERNET. Thats an argument against ads, which is fit for all other arguments. (whos arguments are so strict and clear, i can use such arguments to - yeah).

We’re used to it. You have ads in magazines, commercials on TV, billboards on highways. I place ads on my websites as well.

AND THIS MUST CHANGE.
What a world it is, when we have more ads, than we have the life to do this, what the ad is telling us to do!?

And i hate ads. I am getting angry, and i think, removing ads could be seen in such way : as a way to calm down the world. Hehehe.

The intendt of ads are manipulating the wish of the people, but what they only do in fact is some color and a nive face or a nude and so on. VERY PRIMITIVE. And thats no CULTURE. We just need more culture.

Greets
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Postby Marcus Cardiff » Fri Sep 21, 2007 3:25 am

It's not just the fact that the ads are there,

I had to install ad block because if I tried to open too many windows with flash ads playing, the combined effect drained so much of my CPU that Firefos stopped working completely.

So I say it's the advertisers that are taking advantage of my computing power for their own ends , and without my consent

Now they'll have to suck someone elses computer dry,
Now my browsing runs smooth as an oiled kitten on ice.

So I say shove it to these advertisers and web admins.

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Postby rick752 » Fri Sep 21, 2007 3:58 am

Marcus Cardiff wrote:
Now my browsing runs smooth as an oiled kitten on ice ....


LOL! Now THAT is a visual! :lol:
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