Stopping Those Pop-Up Ads

Online advertisers want us to click and buy, but you have ways to fend off the blitz at the tip of your fingers

I may have been an English major in college, but I still learned a thing or two about economics. And yes, I understand that if it weren't for the advertisements in this magazine, I would be out of a job. I realize too that the fabulous and free Internet wouldn't exist without ad revenue. And so I am grateful; truly I am. But lately things have got out of hand. Online advertisers aren't content simply to make us dizzy with their blinking, flashing ads. And they don't just taunt us with false dialogue boxes and CLICK HERE buttons. Like panhandlers refusing...

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