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Re: Browsers get stuck on some websites.



On 2005-07-11, [KS] wrote:
> [KS] wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> 
>> I have been noticing some problems with web browsers last night. On a
>> few websites the browser hangs while loading the page. Most of the time
>> when Mozilla hangs, it shows in the status bar that it is waiting for
>> some advertisement website. Konqureror tells that it is loading the last
>> image of the page and hangs. Firefox shows similar behaviour. Example:
>> http://www.theweathernetwork.com
>> 
>> Anybody else getting similar problems?
>> 
>> /KS
>> 
>> 
> More examples:
> http://www.theglobeandmail.com
> http://www.thestar.com
> http://www.canada.com
> --> these three hang in mozilla indicating that it is trying to load
> something from img.mediaplex.com

    I have no problem with these sites, using Firefox 1.0.4, but in my
    /etc/hosts is the following line:

0.0.0.0	img.mediaplex.com


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