posted on May, 19 2006 @ 01:22 PM
Unfortunately, at this point, the bulk of our banner advertising is being delivered from four different ad networks, all of which contain some variety
of banners with flashing creative attributes.
Our only form of control is to disable offensive banners, and flashing is merely annoying.
Since this is our only source of revenue sufficient to support the hosting costs (we added three monster servers recently), disabling a significant
percentage of ads isn't a viable option.
However, we will soon have our first round of direct-insertion banners (where the advertisers is contracting directly with us), and we have a higher
degree of influence over the approval process of these banner units. As ATS gets more and more popular, these kinds of higher-quality ads will become