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Click to Activate be gone! Are we going to see an increase in advertising click rates?

By Mauricio Freitas, in , posted: 9-Nov-2007 12:17

At last the very annoying "Click to activate this control" "security" feature will be removed from Internet Explorer!


I saw one person on the IE blog comment and ask why we're taking so long to just up and remove this.  The simple answer is many customers don't like it when we make big changes to IE.


That's about time. I wonder if we will see any increase in the advertising click rates? For some time many of flahs banners required two clicks: one to activate the object, and one to actually click through.

My inner conspiracy theorist makes me ask if this removal of "Click to activate" is really for the benefit of users like you and me, or a request from the powerful advertising forces on the Internet?

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