Comments on: New Internet ad technique can warn of emergencies http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/05/28/new-internet-ad-technique-can-warn-of-emergencies/ Where media and technology meet Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:48:25 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: J D http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/05/28/new-internet-ad-technique-can-warn-of-emergencies/#comment-360617 Sun, 28 Jun 2009 13:12:18 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=17002#comment-360617 Hey Google you say you’re not Phorm… But are you connected to Feeva………!*!http://www.zdnetasia.com/news  /internet/0,39044908,39256912-2,00.htm

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By: Joe Bloggs http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/05/28/new-internet-ad-technique-can-warn-of-emergencies/#comment-359278 Mon, 01 Jun 2009 15:40:39 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=17002#comment-359278 Not nice to Big Brother are you?I’ve got a “Big Brother”, but when he looks when he shouldn’t do; he gets more than a flea in his ear!

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By: AllTheQuotes http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/05/28/new-internet-ad-technique-can-warn-of-emergencies/#comment-359270 Mon, 01 Jun 2009 10:38:42 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=17002#comment-359270 Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets.-Henry FordBig Brother is watching.

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By: J D http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/05/28/new-internet-ad-technique-can-warn-of-emergencies/#comment-359253 Sun, 31 May 2009 13:01:28 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=17002#comment-359253 Hey Feeva, Phorm, Nebuad, Front Porch et al why not try using a different Port/Socket or protocol so that anyone, Users or Websites, can properly Opt-in to such Services?!Port 80 is supposed to be for point to point (unicast) communications, without any “man in the middle” apparatus designed to alter/add to the communications.The direct result of interposing such systems compromises communications with respect to, both Personal & Business Confidentiality!

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By: dmitri http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/05/28/new-internet-ad-technique-can-warn-of-emergencies/#comment-359246 Sun, 31 May 2009 08:14:08 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=17002#comment-359246 as soon as their adserver online, I’ll be happy to block them on my Squid server :)

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By: Ian Kemmish http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/05/28/new-internet-ad-technique-can-warn-of-emergencies/#comment-359209 Fri, 29 May 2009 16:43:14 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=17002#comment-359209 Reverse natural selection!Smart people run ad blockers and so will die in the fire/plague/flood/earthquake. Dumb people and bloggers, who don’t run ad blockers, will see the alerts and escape. Or maybe their computers are so slow because of all those ads that they won’t see the alerts in time….

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By: Jonah http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/05/28/new-internet-ad-technique-can-warn-of-emergencies/#comment-359191 Fri, 29 May 2009 09:20:02 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=17002#comment-359191 Feeva/Cisco also have a massive legal problem!This system “modifies” data “between” end points on a point to point communications system.The so called “innocuous tag” leads to other data being manipulated by third parties, either wanted or unwanted by a particular individual; this is unacceptable on any RELIABLE communications system.What FEEVA & others are trying to do is turn a “UNICAST” one to one communication channel, which often relies on confidentiality into a “BROADCAST” system WHICH IS USELESS FOR RELIABLE PERSONAL/BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS!

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By: Jonah http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/05/28/new-internet-ad-technique-can-warn-of-emergencies/#comment-359170 Thu, 28 May 2009 21:51:20 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=17002#comment-359170 Just to add to my previous statement we already have Emergency Systems aka LOCAL RADIO, TELEVISION & even FLOOD ALERT SIRENS where necessary, we don’t need tracking just to deliver more Advertisements.That is what Feeva are about Advertising!!

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By: Mike http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/05/28/new-internet-ad-technique-can-warn-of-emergencies/#comment-359169 Thu, 28 May 2009 21:32:03 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=17002#comment-359169 No thanks!We don’t want to be profiled, categorised, zip coded and processed. We just want Internet access without any snooping!!!

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By: Jonah http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/05/28/new-internet-ad-technique-can-warn-of-emergencies/#comment-359165 Thu, 28 May 2009 21:17:43 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=17002#comment-359165 IT IS STILL TRACKING PERSONAL DATA!When a zip code or other personally indentifiable data is “INSERTED” into the data flow for other “third parties” to ready a collation of data will allow frequently visited Websites or other agencies to identify & profile “individuals”GO AWAY FEEVA!!!

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