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Do your self a favour. Do not allow to be associated in any way with these scambags. Its not bad for your members and certainly not for your reputation.
Originally posted by SkepticOverlord
However, we have a history of being proactive in removing ads that are inappropriate, and I had hoped our members would have remembered that, and not have jumped to incorrect conclusions that cast aspersions.
Did you or did you not get an almost IMMEDIATE acknowledgement from the Mods. (Me) How can we do more that that?
Most of us don't even notice which banner ads comes and goes, but I can assure you that SO knows and makes sure that there's a quality control. The ad may be gone in a day or two... we'll never know.
We use the particular ad companies (or whatever they're called) because their ads don't conflict with our T&C. If an ad pops up that conflicts with our T&C, they are likely to be kicked from our "accepted" list.
That's a very accusatory tone? Tell me is the ad really your issue, or is there an underlying issue?
Yes, the ad upsets a couple of folks. Yes, the ad isn't what we want on ATS. Yes, the ad is against the T&C. But surely one ad isn't the downfall of ATS? If each and every ad were blood, gore, porn and what not, I can see how people would not want to visit ATS anymore. BUT it isn't. One distasteful ad made its appearance. It will be taken care of in good time. Surely you can't expect someone to sit and watch the screen for "bad ads" 24/7? If distasteful ads were a constant problem, I would agree. But it isn't.
Originally posted by Telafree
theres an ad right now that drops down and covers a lot of the navigation buttons. That ad is a big annoyance. Just thought Id sahre it. I think it's for a scary movie but I cant remember what its for right now.