Over the past few days you may have noticed some rather pesky Adobe ads that keep "hovering" over the main portion of the Phoronix web-page and are impairing the reading of the site's content. We hate these ads just as much as you do! They will be removed.Upon first discovering these intrusive ads, IDG TechNetwork, the company behind the advertising on Phoronix.com, was contacted and it was requested these ads to be removed...
I've read Phoronix for a while, but this article made me do 2 things:
1. register in the forums to write this
2. disable Adblock Plus on Phoronix
Congratulations on being open about this issue, there are few sites that put the comfort of their readers ahead of immediate advertising income these days. And they all lose more in the long run, and they ruin the business for everyone, since everybody is forced to block all the ads to keep their SANITY intact.
As for Adobe, I think the targeting of the ad was as wrong as it gets, anyway. They are annoying us enough with their terrible flash implementations for Linux already .