X-10 and like behaviour.

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Thu Jul 19 13:09:31 UTC 2001

On Thu, Jul 19, 2001 at 09:02:18AM -0400, Greg Maxwell wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Jul 2001, David Shaw wrote:
> [snip]
> > There are a few windows programs that claim to block popups.  X10 even
> > recommends them for people who don't want to get their ads, which
> > surprised me since it pretty much admits that they know they're
> > harassing people to the point of installing special software just to
> > get some X10 ad relief.  Seems like a poor way to get name recognition
> > to me ("X10?  Oh yeah... they do those really annoying ads, and made
> > me buy special software just to be rid of them.  Ooh, I think I'll buy
> > something from them posthaste!").
> [snip]
> Just turn off javascript and you will find browsing nirvana.

That was my original solution, but alas, these days enough sites use
javascript for basic functionality that turning it off renders a good
portion of the web unusable.


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