> <snip>Disable the banner ads, and you're depriving the sites of income. Sure,
> it's probable that _most_ people will leave them enabled, but if, say, 20%
> of people use a filtering proxy, that's 20% of the site's income.
>> Not really, the people who would choose to filter out banners ads probably
> never click the ads anyway, so they don't contribute anything to the site and
> therefore wont effect it's income.
Er, I believe that a proportion of ad income comes from _views_ (what the
web folks seem to call "page impressions" these days) rather than
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