[LINK] TV-style adverts arrive on web
adam at todd.inoz.com
Mon Feb 9 14:08:07 EST 2004
> Unicast, and software giant, Microsoft. But though users may find them
> annoying, they could ultimately reduce the overall number of web
> advertisements in the long term...
> But 30 second-long TV ads that appear at random whenever you click on
> certain websites, will be harder to ignore than pop-up ads.
Great, so now to view a web page, instead of waiting for the Java,
it takes, I now have to wait an additional 5 minutes for the 30 second ad
to download, at my expense mind you, and then play.
I think the advertisers can pay me to watch their ads, whilst I pay by the
>Some interesting feedback, including "I'm not likely to be a good customer
>if someone annoys the hell out of me" and the predictable "The days of free
>internet are over. Stop holding onto the past."
Free Internet was over in 1995 :)
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