Posts Tagged ‘Local Issue’

Poopup Ads

Monday, December 6th, 2010

poopup blockAnyone who regularly reads the Bellingham Herald online recognizes popup ads (esp. Netflix)as a serious local issue.  I started referring to them as poopups because they, well , leave little piles of poop around my screen the way the dog leaves it in the backyard.

Here’s a copy of and E-How article that addresses the problem.   Blocking 3rd party cookies as described in Step 1 has always seemed annoying because I’m continually being told by websites, that I need to allow them.   I’ve been using the method outlined in steps 2 to 5 for quite sometime and it seems to have effectively diapered the dog.  Don’t let it scare you, it really is quite simple. (more…)