John Atkinson, next time you're in New Mexico, let me buy ya a beer!
32 posts • joined 11 Apr 2007
"Beyond that, Adobe is relying on brand trust and internet reputation to help users make safe choices."
Did no one there ever hear of social engineering? This is doomed to be yet another infection vector that will make lots of busy work for people who actually have to administer networks.
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Yes it is, and its adverts that pay for the bandwidth of the sites you view, if everyone used adblock, I wonder how much smaller the internet would be.
Finally! Someone else with sense. I don't block ads specifically because I realize that without ads, the sites I'm viewing (which I obviously WANT to view) wouldn't exist, since I'm too cheap to pay them to see the content. Hell, occasionally I even find something useful in the ads.
You know, you're exhibiting a trait that will be selected against in journalism. Although the article was quite interesting, the comments are more interesting. You would have expended far less energy (and had more time at the pub) if you had just said "Evolution, debate." Watching fanatics debate (on both sides. Personally, I take a more apathetic stance. "It happened, who cares why? Where'd I leave that website I'm supposed to be designing...") is great Friday fun, thanks :).
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