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Old 7th April 2012
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The lines of code include references to “rxg,” which stands for Revenue eXtraction Gateway, a service aimed at generating money from Internet access points. On its Web site, a company called RG Nets, which makes Revenue eXtraction Gateway, explains that its system rewrites every Web page on the fly so that it can include a banner ad. “As you can see, the pervasive nature of the advertising banner on all Web pages guarantees banner advertising impression,” a narrator says in the video.
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There was a time when people took responsibility for the content of a
web site. This also raises issues of illegal access as most users sign
of terms of access when obtaining (login/passwords) to site like
Reddit/GigOM

Last edited by shep; 7th April 2012 at 03:39 PM. Reason: Added last paragraph
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