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Re: [Full-Disclosure] A Popup! In Mozilla!
From: Charles Richmond (cmriisc.com)
Date: Wed Jul 21 2004 - 08:47:43 CDT
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On Jul 21, 2004, at 1:44 AM, Dave King wrote:
> This isn't a normal "popup" in that it doesn't open a new browser
> window. All they're doing is placing this great animated gif over
> the middle of the page using absolute positioning in the DIV tag.
> Notice that it looks like an IE window even in Firefox. Really this
> is a sneaky trick that is pretty annoying. I think this type of ad
> placement is going to be hard to block since most of the time absolute
> positioning images is just part of the normal page and has nothing to
> do with ads, even though I guess at one time pop-ups were used
> legitimately almost exclusively. At least this page seems to be
> thoughtful enough to only display the ad the first time you visit it.
> Tricky little devils aren't they (and getting trickier all the time).
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