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Ads on TPU?

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#1
So why are we now getting ads that can lead to potentially unwanted software on our computers on TPU?


i feel rather stupid cause i was dumb enough to click it and it did have TPU colors, didn't read it till after i had clicked it, thought it was a new msg system or something. anyone else have this?
 

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#2
Nope, must be on your end. :p Actually there's been ads there for quite some time. What is the problem? Do you like to click on ads?
 
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#3
Those have been there for as long as I've been surfing TPU.
 
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#4
I viewed the techpowerup home page on Firefox and Chrome, and I did not see any ads at all.
 
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#5
I'm not getting any ads on Chrome on my end here at work or at home.
 
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i use adblock and noscript, and the banner protection of kaspersky i forgot there were ads on the internet at all for the longest time, lol
 
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#7
hey now erocker, don't get feisty :p, did read my whole post, i got confuzzled bc it had the same color scheme and thought TPU implemented a new msg notification system or something. And no lol i never click on ads, that one was just trixy
 

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i saw that same ad and went :twitch:
 
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#10
I don't have ads on TPU because I use foof! for Firefox.:)