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Re: Accessibility and Pop-Up Ads

From: Phillip Pi <philpi@apu.edu>
Date: Mon, 3 Sep 2001 16:31:31 -0700 (PDT)
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
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Denise, I am sure there are ways to block them. 

I am thinking that disabling JavaScript would block those pop-ups, but it
can affect the Web sites that depend on JavaScript for functionity.
Another idea is to use a filter program or firewall to block these IP
addresses (e.g. doubleclick.net).
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On Mon, 3 Sep 2001, Hewitt, Denise wrote:

> I honestly don't browse enough with lynx or a voice browser to really run
> into a lot of pop up ads, but I just saw one which pretty much took over the
> entire page at weather.com (for a war movie on HBO. Planes flew all over the
> screen, and all sorts of other annoying things took place).
> 
> I guess i am wondering in what cases do banner ads / interstitial ads / etc
> impact browsing, and second to that, if banner ads, etc cause enough of a
> problem that they can make a page inaccessible.
> 
> I hope my questions make sense... any thoughts?
Received on Monday, 3 September 2001 19:31:35 GMT

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