On 9/27/05, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> The reason it's essential even _without_ a Flash interpreter installed,
> is that sites that think your browser lacks one will often send you
> advertising in alternate form. Runing with Flashblock means your
> browser automatically claims to support Flash, even if it doesn't --
> such that you (effectively) get no ads at all.
I read such claims with growling envy.
One of the great 'benefits' of chldren is that all of the 'approved'
sites come with morasses of Flash - in particular the BBC's
CBBC and CBeebies sites. Somehow small kids don't give a
flying one about freedom &c, they just want Dora and *Miss* Hoolie.
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