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Ad hijacked safari and opened the App Store to a specific app to buy..

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http://cdn4711.net/ac.php?bannerid=347&zoneid=60&target=&withtext=0&source=&timeout=0&ct0=

This ad hijacked Safari on my iPad when I came to the Appleinsider homepage, sent me to buy a game , automatically opening the Apple App Store.
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Gah, I hate those. If you haven’t already, also e-mail the AI guys directly about this.

 

I’m glad that NoMoreiTunes exists for OS X.

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Same here - wtf is that now?
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This site hijacked my Safari: https://softwareupdaterlp.com

Three times while on appleinsider.

 

What is up Appleinsider?

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It's one of those "black hat" tricks that unscrupulous advertisers use. Game of War uses it in their ads.

"These guys [Apple] are really, really good. This [iPhone] is different." --Mike Lazaridis, RIM co-CEO

 
"It's OK--we’ll be fine," --Jim Balsillie, RIM co-CEO
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"These guys [Apple] are really, really good. This [iPhone] is different." --Mike Lazaridis, RIM co-CEO

 
"It's OK--we’ll be fine," --Jim Balsillie, RIM co-CEO
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