Amazon links Debian with bondage?

, posted: 11-Oct-2006 13:02

You may have noticed the Amazon ads that I have on the blog (for filthy lucre purposes of course), but have you actually looked at them?

I did, after I put up the post about Debian and Firefox, because... the ads had changed. Dramatically. Here's a screenshot:
Amazon Bondage DVDs

It seems something about Debian triggers a mechanism in Amazon that makes it serve up ads for bondage films. No, I have no idea what it could be either. I mean, Open Source is about freedom from bondage, isn't it?

I don't know how to stop the ads either. Jeremy Wagstaff is having a similar problem - with ads, not bondage - on his blog, and it does make me wonder whether or not it's worth having automatically served advertising actually.

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