Anyone observed content change through Rogers?
softquake-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org
Fri Jul 17 15:21:35 UTC 2009
Tyler Aviss wrote:
> A lot of sites do use services for geotargetting or other such things
I am now in Russia. Many, if not most, commonly visited web pages have
Russian adds, even though I am browsing English content.
I am subscribed to Moscow Linux Users Group, for years. It is quite
however. There is no activity there like on this group. I would like to
to talk about that but there is no one to talk with.
> for ads, and I think that various google ads do this to some extent as
> well. So it could be that the adserver was noticing that "hey, this
> guy is from Ontario, Canada" and throwing you a bunch of Rogers ads,
> as opposed to Rogers themselves doing so?
> On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 7:45 AM, William
> Muriithi<william.muriithi-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at public.gmane.org> wrote:
>> Hi pals,
>> Yesterday evening, I ended up on news.bbc.co.uk to get my daily dose of
>> world news. I was surprised in a sad way to note the whole site had
>> extensive changes, full of advertisements and heavy flash use. The most
>> prominent ones were from Rogers. Five minutes into it, I gave up and
>> decided to call it a day. All through that experience, I assumed the changes
>> had something to do with the bbc organization.
>> Then, today at work, I just visited news.bbc.co.uk and behold, the old
>> classic interface filled the screen. Now, it does not make sense to assume
>> this has to do with bbc organization. The problem seem to be Rogers are
>> dynamically changing the content.
>> Now, seriously, if this is correct, its a new low. For one, it does not make
>> sense to advertise Roger crap if I am already using them. Second, I am now
>> not sure I whose content I am reading, Rogers or BBC if such an extensive
>> surgery is deemed acceptable. Have someone been unfortunate to notice this?
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