if you have the URL, add it to the host table and it will be blocked

-----Original Message-----
From: rob@dekko.com [mailto:rob@dekko.com]
Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2001 7:17 AM
To: midrange-l@midrange.com
Subject: RE: IIRC - OT - Hostess



I wonder if that would also block the ESP surveys I keep getting when I am
on IBM's websites?

Rob Berendt

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                    James Rich
                    <james@eaerich.com>       To:
"'midrange-l@midrange.com'" <midrange-l@midrange.com>
                    Sent by:                  cc:
                    midrange-l-admin@mi       Fax to:
                    drange.com                Subject:     RE: IIRC  -  OT -
Hostess


                    12/10/2001 05:07 PM
                    Please respond to
                    midrange-l






On Mon, 10 Dec 2001, Wills, Mike N. (TC) wrote:

> The latest version of Opera also blocks pop-up windows. I love it! I also
> love the mouse gestures, try it out.

Mozilla and the latest Netscape browser block them as well.  I don't know
about gestures.  All these browsers sure make surfing more enjoyable - I
can choose one that fits my tastes.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Berg, Dan [mailto:berg@scdatacenter.com]
> Sent: Monday, December 10, 2001 2:49 PM
> To: 'midrange-l@midrange.com'
> Subject: RE: IIRC - OT - Hostess
>
>
> I found this incredibly useful Freeware called Hostess
> It Blocks unwanted pop-up ads, the pop-up still occurs but is 404
>
> http://www.smartin-designs.com/
>
> Absolutely beautiful in its simplicity!
> This is especially useful for people still on modems.
> It will stop some unwanted bandwidth usage.
> Allowing more bandwidth content to be of your choice.
>
> It does make some web pages look funky... (little 404 windows)
>
> Enjoy, but don't share with any friends!  ;)
> We don't want the Advertiser dollars to shrink too much.

James Rich
james@eaerich.com

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