Tag Archives: advertising

Stuck with the Virtual Swamp

The Internet is a gift from God. Everything in this world exists solely for His glory. It remains for us to discover how to use it for that purpose. That includes the Internet; it’s the greatest tool in human history … Continue reading

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Predatory Spam Links

This is an FYI to warn you that some of the “likes” that appear at the bottom of my posts are from spammers. These are folks with WordPress sites that engage in predatory advertising. They click my “like” button to … Continue reading

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The Current State of Electronic Snooping

This is a long post, a general consumer-level survey, distilling what we can know from public revelations. Snoopers: There are four kinds of snoopers. 1. Government espionage: If you are targeted as a national security threat, they will get you. … Continue reading

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The Moral Duty to Adblock

The Internet is a much better place if you and I agree to block advertising in our browsers. We have that word from a former insider, one of the guys who designed the current intrusive tracking of advertising on the … Continue reading

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Blocking Advertisements

Says your Internet Pastor: God has no problem with blocking Internet advertising. Yes, it really is a moral question. No, it has nothing to do with free speech. Internet users are individuals. Each of us will tolerate what we tolerate, … Continue reading

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Firefox Now on the Dark Side

We probably should have seen this coming: Firefox users, get ready for ads in your browser. I don’t think AdBlock or it’s friends will help you with this. Granted, it’s not as if you have no options at all, but … Continue reading

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Frantic Spamming (Updated)

Update: A manager at Love’s called shortly after I posted this and was unhappy to hear that I had so much trouble getting this SMS spam to stop. I take his apology at face value. I told him it took … Continue reading

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