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originally posted by: Allaroundyou
a reply to: Flyingclaydisk
Capitalism man, get used to it.
Most television commercials are heavily compressed (typically to a dynamic range of no more than 3 dB) to achieve near-maximum perceived loudness while staying within permissible limits. This causes a problem that TV viewers often notice: when a station switches from minimally compressed program material to a heavily compressed commercial, the volume sometimes seems to increase dramatically. Peak loudness might be the same—meeting the letter of the law—but high compression puts much more of the audio in the commercial at close to the maximum allowable, making the commercial seem much louder.
-from the wikipedia link above
originally posted by: odzeandennz
a reply to: worldstarcountry
I hate ads and go to great lengths to remove them from my technology.
Netflix will be ad supported shortly.
Any apps downloaded and the first thing I see is an ad, it's gone immediately.
I use ad blockers, VPN, and private browser tabs.
Those little pesky ad blocks never pop up. If they do in the off chance, it's a generic text because they don't have my shared information from whom ever are mining your personal info.
This is what happens when we let loose technology in the shadiest of people,
As long as it's "technically not illegal", anything goes.
I love how we hate china's internet governing style when our own is the worst example.
3,000, 5,000 and 10,000 yuan ($450, $750 and $1,500 U.S.) to Chinese citizens who spot and turn in their neighbors to government officials, according to Asia News. The size of the prize will depend on the scale of the illegal activity. All churches in China are required to register with the government. Some churches, though, face severe restrictions in how they worship and practice their faith