Originally Posted by GTaylor
It's a java applet. Some advertisers started using it as a way to get their ads in your face, very annoying indeed.
You could disable java but that would make surfing a hassle. myself I'd reccomend using Mozilla Firefox as it blocks ads such as those.
I use Opera at work...and have started to use FireFox at home.
They are very similar in many ways.
On BOTH I allow the cookies for this site and also have it set up so it does not block adds/pop ups on this site.
Everywhere else I let the pop up blocker do it's magic.