View Full Version : Bannerama ad blocker

09-05-2001, 03:00 PM
Bannerama desquises itself as an ad blocker, what it does is overlay banners in the same way Gator does. 1 out of every 4 banners blocked is replaced by a banner sold by bannerama.


They are a lawsuit waiting to happen.

...forbes magazine

He should be. "Someone talking about replacing banner ads with ones he sells is attempting a technology war," warns Christopher Kelly, the chief privacy officer at ExciteAtHome. Lim could be liable for a website's loss of ad impressions and any gains that he brings in, says David Kramer, a lawyer at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto, California. A court could shut him down.

"The law does not like free riders--those who reap what they do not sow--and that's clearly what this guy is doing," Kramer says.

...forbes magazine



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