February 26, 2005
Pop-ups Getting Around Firefox
Firefox has good pop-up blocker technology, but the pop-up coders are figuring out ways around Firefox pop-up blocking.
I’m starting to notice lately that there are a few site that have figured out how to bypass the pop-up blocking in Firefox. My fear is that this is the beginning of the end for current pop-up blocking technology – I remember how it started in Internet Explorer. A few pop-ups here, a few there … and then someone bought a pop-up gatling gun and blasted you in the face with it.
Or maybe I’ve just been so spoiled by Firefox that I freak out at the first sight of any pop-up ads.
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