Intellitext on LXer

Posted by tadelste on Mar 12, 2006 4:43 PM EDT; By Tom Adelstein
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Obviously, we're back in business. One of our editors suggested using Intellitext. Dave decided to give it a trial run for visitors who had not registered. If you were logged on to the site, you would not have seen the key words.

While Intellitext had promised to block Microsoft ads, they obviously did not. We had posts from readers saying they had seen embedded ads from Microsoft last week. I didn't see them until I logged out today.

Following is a excerpt from a letter sent to Dave.
On Thu, Feb 23, 2006 06:39 PM, Sandra Gans wrote:

Hi Dave,
You should have received the IntelliTXT tags from John Kamoosi on Tuesday.
Please let me know if you did not receive, or if you need any
assistance with implementation.
We have pre-blocked Microsoft ads.
That led to the the following post. Intellitext is now disabled. But, I would like to keep this post and the accompanying threads in the database.
We will halt operations until we discover the source of the Intellitext and Microsoft ads. No additional stories will be posted until the adverse material is removed from our site.

You have to be logged out to see the embedded text. Please do so and take a look at the words they have chosen to trigger their obnoxious advertising. In the meantime, please enjoy some articles below we have written about our friends in Redmond.

Update: intellitext ads have been removed.

To see one of the ads click on Read more below. It's a Get the Facts ad on the keyword "Linux".

We had Micosoft ads on key words: software, web sites, office, users, business, Linux, Microsoft, etc.

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