[wellylug] Some 'interesting' targetted advertising?

Mark Foster blakjak at blakjak.net
Thu Jul 14 08:22:32 NZST 2005

My partner on her Mac noticed this  ad on the nzherald site this morning:


Note the banner ad right hand side

"Is Linux Strong Enough for your business? View feedback here."

If you click guess where you end up?


Is this not a particularly nasty form of advertising? or is it just me?

Crossposted to WellyLug also as its kind of ironic, given their recent 
visit by Microsoft employees.

Note I could not, on my Windows XP + Firefox combination, get this ad to 
display on my system within a half dozen refreshes.  Something detecting 
the user-agent, perhaps?



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