For three years Unibia.net has been collecting web browser and operating system statistics. Today, we look back 3 years into the past at November 2007. Things have change significantly for the better in these last 3 years. Microsoft no longer dominates the web as much as it used to. Many more websites are using established web standards, and as a result, websites have changed significantly in appearance.
Fortunately Internet ads are very easy to block since everything works off of this little thing called DNS. However, some advertisers and publishers have been getting smart. Finding clever ways of detecting such blocks. Publishers such as Hulu have an elaborate (yet simple in concept) method of making sure you look at the ads. Luckily, their is always a way to bypass those detections.
Interestingly, at about 3:00 AM on Sunday April 11 (that is when I noticed it), the WHOIS queries for several high profile domains appear to be hacked. GOOGLE.COM, AMAZON.COM, GODADDY.COM, MICROSOFT.COM, YAHOO.COM, FACEBOOK.COM, etc. Yet several smaller domains, such as UNIBIA.COM, PACYWORLD.COM, VIEWSONIC.COM, and BROADBANDREPORTS.COM are un-affected.
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