From: Douglas Clinton (see_my_sig_at_devnull.com)
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003 15:53:21 -0500
On Fri, 14 Nov 2003 07:20:23 +0000, hseave wrote:
> I've noticed that there's more and more slowness in the web because of
> the many sites using ad.doubleclick.net -- when the browser tries to go
> to those sites, there's often a long pause and you see the "resolving
> So thinking I could speed this up by just putting the IP for
> ad.doubleclick.net in my /etc/hosts file, I tried it, but the problem seems
> to be that they any number of number of servers aliased to that hostname, so
> you really can't just enter a static IP for them.
> Is there any other way to do this?
Uhm are you on something...why would you want to have ads pop up faster.
Just block pop-up ads in your browser.
also: put down the crack pipe and walk away.
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