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Re: Accessibility and Pop-Up Ads

From: David Poehlman <poehlman1@home.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Sep 2001 19:27:28 -0400
Message-ID: <000c01c134cf$ffcec4a0$2cf60141@mtgmry1.md.home.com>
To: "Hewitt, Denise" <Denise.Hewitt@idea.com>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Yes, one thing that happens with banner adds is that as you are trying
to read a page with a screen reader, when they change, you are yanked
back to the top of the page often long before you have finished
examining the contents of the page.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Hewitt, Denise" <Denise.Hewitt@idea.com>
To: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Sent: Monday, September 03, 2001 7:17 PM
Subject: Accessibility and Pop-Up Ads

I honestly don't browse enough with lynx or a voice browser to really
into a lot of pop up ads, but I just saw one which pretty much took over
entire page at weather.com (for a war movie on HBO. Planes flew all over
screen, and all sorts of other annoying things took place).

I guess i am wondering in what cases do banner ads / interstitial ads /
impact browsing, and second to that, if banner ads, etc cause enough of
problem that they can make a page inaccessible.

I hope my questions make sense... any thoughts?

Received on Monday, 3 September 2001 19:27:30 UTC

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