[ILUG] Nasty development ?
adurity at uk.constellar.com
Mon Jun 28 13:31:20 IST 1999
perhaps you could junkbuster from http://www.junkbuster.com to filter out
unwanted nasty ads. its pretty cool in that it lets you do this using
regular expressions with pretty fine granularity from entire domains to
From: Raymond Kelly [mailto:ray at phbrink.ie]
Sent: 28 June 1999 13:23
To: ilug at linux.ie
Subject: Re: [ILUG] Nasty development ?
On Mon, 28 Jun 1999, Niall O Broin wrote:
I've got around that by assigning a blank html file for 404 errors on a
machine that doesn't do very much web wise... This machine is listed in
the hosts file on my squid box as as many of these ad servers that I've
come across.... so usually what I see is a little broken image where the
ad should be & nothing where a missing html file is.
Not sure if this is what you want but it works for me :)
I did the same for geocities (another waste of b/w) until my boss
> I tried to follow a link from Linuxworld this morning to a story about
> Warrior (http://www.newsalert.com/bin/story?StoryId=Cn3wHWbKbytaWmty).
> I don't get there because I keep getting error messages along the lines of
> You don't have permission to access
> x60;ord=930570348 on this server.
> This comes from accessing this URL
> This is, I imagine, not unrelated to the fact that I, like all right
> people :-) resolve ad.doubleclick.net to my local machine which of course
> refuses to serve any of the requested pages (this has the unfortunate
> that I sometimes get a big Forbidden message displayed rather than a small
> thus overwriting some of the content I actually want to read). Have I any
> this other than telling the truth about
> Also any way of getting around the "unfortunate side-effect" mentioned
would be nice.
> Kindest regards,
> Niall O Broin
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