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Re: Web site download ad misleading

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Sat, 6 Sep 2008 23:13:12 +0100

2008/9/5 Stefan KŁng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>:
> On Fri, Sep 5, 2008 at 18:08, Michel Donais <michel_at_ludia.com> wrote:
>> Good day, here is the page I am confronted to while trying to download
>> TortoiseSVN.
>>
>> There is a similar ad down below.
>>
>> You will agree it's highly misleading. I would suggest you control the type
>> of advertisement you got in your web page, as it can cause spurious clicks
>> from users that legitimately want your software.
>
> I don't see those ads. Google places the ads depending on the country
> you're accessing the page from, so the ads you see are different from
> the ones I see.
> That also means I can't just block certain ads because I simply can't
> see all possible ads myself.

I see the same ad, but next week it could be different. But as most
ads are trying to sell something, including downloadable products, I
think the download page should be ad free. Or is there a way to
restrict it to text-only ads, in the right column. I don't much like
the ads anyway, but the only really bad ones are those with a big
graphic 'Download' button right at the top of our download page.
Keeping them as text only and in a separate column would work for me.

Simon

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