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This may not be the popular opinion but I prefer to have website show me adds from newegg and stuff that matters to me rather than just some random add about a low interest car loan or some beauty product that I dont care about. Better ads is better, even if they are ads.
No ads is better than better ads.
    
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post #72 of 94
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Originally Posted by randomizer View Post
No ads is better than better ads.
No ads means paid for content though. Better ads is the lesser of two evils.
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No ads means paid for content though. Better ads is the lesser of two evils.
Yes exactly. ads pay for stuff. Without ads there would be no TV shows, no youtube, no hulu and not much else on the net. There would be no overclock.net
    
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Yes exactly. ads pay for stuff. Without ads there would be no TV shows, no youtube, no hulu and not much else on the net. There would be no overclock.net
BLASPHEMY!!!!!!

I've used firefox since it came out and will not be stopping anytime in the foreseeable future.
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No ads means paid for content though. Better ads is the lesser of two evils.
There's also the donations route. Unfortunately most people never let such a thing cross their mind (including myself), so it's usually not that viable for an expensive operation unless you have a lot of community support.
    
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Am I the only one that thinks internet usage tracking goes far,far beyond ad targeting? If I thought it was just about selling me stuff, well that would be relatively harmless.
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I think I'm going to switch back to FF. Ads are bad and don't work. Things would be better without them.
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post #78 of 94
awesome. +1 interwebs to him

On that note, I've got warm and fuzzies from switching to the new Firefox after reading that story.
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Originally Posted by assaulth3ro911 View Post
The web will die without ads, you can't deny it. (hint: all the flamers below OP)

So therefore.. back to the old days, or at least put the most info given out is your state.

Therefore you are anonymous by most, but you can still be targeted for ads., so you are secure.
No ads no revenue, no revenue no google, no yahoo, nothing like that

No ads = no internet, the internet is BUILT upon ads, anyone who does NOT understand this is COMPLETELY inept.


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BLASPHEMY!!!!!!

I've used firefox since it came out and will not be stopping anytime in the foreseeable future.

think of it like this, how do you think admin pays for OCN every month/year

yep.

ads.

So, to everyone who thinks the internet would be a better place without ads, think of it like this

Where would you watch videos, YouTube wouldn't exist, Vimeo wouldn't exist, no video site would. Why? Ad revenue pays for their bandwidth and servers.

Ads and Ad revenue make the internet exist, without Ads there would be no profit, without profit no sites would be able to be paid for. Without sites, the internet does not exist.
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I wish it was FRYYdayy already.
I am from the future. It's Friday now.
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