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Re: [OT] Mozilla and JunkBuster



on Tue, Oct 31, 2000 at 05:40:37PM +1100, Damon Muller (dm-debian-user@empire.net.au) wrote:
> Hi gang,
> 
> Is anyone else using junkbuster (vanilla potato version) and Mozilla
> (recent/latest nightlies)? I'm using the above combination and
> junkbuster doesn't seem to work very well anymore. I can't see how it
> could be possible, but I was wondering if maybe junkbuster didn't work
> as well with Mozilla... 
> 
> What I mean by `not working' is that lots of banner ads are getting
> through that shouldn't. A page (slashdot.org, for example), where
> logging junkbuster at level 1 (shows all objects fetched), and where all
> the ad URLs are followed by `crunch!' (ie., junkbuster has recognised
> them as an ad and replaced them with a 1x1 pixel) still show up the ads.
> 
> Likewise I'm getting alerts about cookies even through I've set
> junkbuster to ignore all cookies.
> 
> The issue seems intermitant, rather than constant. Using an older
> version of navigator (4.7something) to look at similar sites gives me
> none of these problems. I don't think it's worth including the config
> files, as it's working at least for one version of the browers.

From the symptoms you're describing and the responses so far, I'd
suggest you start posting URLs of sites at which you're observing this
behavior.  Sounds like it could be any of several things.

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