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How did it appear?

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Did the site replace Cnet's in the tab/window, open in a pop-up, display as an advertisement within the Cnet pages, or open in a new window? (The link you provided just links to their website.) Could you have clicked on an advertisement? With the recent round of malicious ads I'm keeping my eyes open, just in case.


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It was in the standard links displayed at the bottom of each

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page. Bottom left usually 5 or 6 of them before the internal links footer to Cnet. Again this was a Cnet page not a forums page. The page was the home page found after choosing the Hard Drives category button.

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no that is incorrect not there, this one ....

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Ah...Google Syndication...

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Those are text-based-only ads with the content chosen by Google and filtered (to a certain, automated extent) by Cnet. Many of them are still scams, however, so I recommend blocking it. Nothing out of the ordinary, though.


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No problem for me

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just thought others might be perhaps offended, up set, maybe a few Feminists, Christians etc... I passed it on, do with the information as you will. Have a good one, John.

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If the filters aren't going far enough maybe here migth be

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a possible solution:

Pass the link along to your scriptwriter/programmer he/she will know what to do with it. My guess would be a problem in the Meta tags like .... "Girls", "Hot pics", etc...

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Separate topic

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Since a new version of the web site is under way, something like this might be considered in it's development to check for broken links:

Perhaps a notice could be sent to the originated of the links so these might be corrected.


Your link at Cnet XXXXXXXXX is broken, please correct it.

Just a suggestion. As always, do with this suggestion as you will.

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