Google Reader: I'm Officially Pissed Off [en]

[fr] Trouvé la source des pubs pop-up: les extraits de ma page de "diffusion de billets" Google Reader. Je suppose qu'il y a des trous et que les pubs s'y glissent.

***Update 28.10.06:** [Fixed.](http://googlereader.blogspot.com/2006/10/bug-swatting.html)*

First, excuse the strong language. Second, note that I’ve removed my latest [shared items](http://www.google.com/reader/shared/09081754150283874260) from the sidebar.

Why did I do such a thing, if [I love the sharing feature of Google Reader](http://climbtothestars.org/archives/2006/10/13/i-might-be-switching-to-google-reader/) so much?

I did it because I finally identified the culprit in the [mystery of the pop-up ads on CTTS](http://climbtothestars.org/archives/2006/10/21/pop-up-window-on-ctts-totally-weird/). Yes, Ladies and Gentlemen: the little piece of code I had added to [display the headlines of my latest shared posts](http://www.google.com/help/reader/sharing.html#clip).

Now, I suspect this isn’t something Google did by design. I mean, I don’t suspect Google of wanting to display pop-up ads on any page which uses this kind of “clip” (that’s what they call it). However, I do suspect that there is a hole in their code somewhere that allows ads to creep in.

Google Reader people: this would probably be worth fixing.

Thanks again to [LLoyd](http://foolswisdom.com/~lloyd/wordpress/) who drew my attention to the pop-up and [Chris](http://zumbrunn.com/mochazone/) who assisted me in narrowing down the problem.

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