“..Ethan Zuckerman – a media scholar and director of MIT’s Center for Civic Media –
– penned a long post in The Atlantic decrying the influence of advertising on the Internet –
– and apologizing for his contribution to it.
You see while working for website-builder Tripod in the 1990s – he created the pop-up ad.
‘I wrote the code to launch the window and run an ad in it’ Zuckerman wrote.
‘I’m sorry. Our intentions were good’..”
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