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Originally posted by munkey66
after firing up ATS and getting to this page via subscribed I got 3
1.doubleclick.com a marketing research group doubleclick
2. Tribal fusion which is also a marketing research group tribalfusion
3.google.com which speaks for itself.
as a business it is OK for a site to look for the best revenue making advertising oportunities.
It will not stop me clicking ATS, but it will keep me on my toes exactly where I go
funny that if I click on presstv as a link I get nothing at all
Originally posted by cerebralassassins
Its the ones you don't see but know that are there that should concern you the most.
But if you want to have some fun, start navigating through some .gov sites and see how interesting it gets then and although we all know that noone goes into porn sites, but nevertheless go through some of them and see how interesting it gets...Keep in mind ppl, i did say to view the cookies and not the videos...
But as a member mentioned earlier and yeah it stands to reason that this site need's to pay for its services for it to maintain alive, now if thats a good or bad thing thats obviously open to discussion and in reality and in my books, if someone is against ads on ats and cookies then i suggest ring up the network and head over to the offices with a cheque and begin filling out the numbers inorder for it to stay alive and feed those who are being fed from this.
Originally posted by Wrabbit2000
reply to post by PrecogPsychicSensitive
Well, we aren't charged a thing for Membership. If you look at the stats for total members, people online at any given moment and post volume, I assure you it's far from free to run this place. There might even be a tech who gets paid in there somewhere...or two or three. I'd say that is the commercial reason.
On a totally unrelated note...It is ironic that ATS, being the topical place it is, is watching us watching everyone else more than everyone else is watching us, watching.