[theforum] Proposal: AdSense test case

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Mon Aug 25 12:15:26 CDT 2003

On Monday, August 25, 2003, at 02:38 AM, Isaac Forman wrote:

> I suggest that we style this inclusion of contextual ads as best we can
> to suit the site. I am putting forward the Browser Archive as a test
> case because it is a prime component of evolt.org's services that is
> open to being used by internet users least likely to return
> contributions to the community. I suggest that we run a link next to 
> any
> text ads of this type that explains what we're doing, and that our
> members do not necessarily use or recommend the services/products
> promoted in the ads.
> I would like to receive a general vote of FOR or AGAINST (+1 or -1 as
> you wish) on this proposition. Any comments are obviously welcome.


> There is no assumption that a +1 on trialling AdSense on the Browser
> Archive only can be taken as a +1 on extending a trial to permanency or
> extending it to further advertising or other areas of the site.

Cool, I like that.

> Given that US residents using the program need to submit a Tax ID, I
> would recommend that funds are stored by someone outside that country.
> Exact details would be decided by the Finance group.

OK, we're on it. btw, looks like we'll have a tax ID for evolt.org rsn, 
so we don't need to worry so much about people's personal tax getting 
mixed up in evolt's finances. Not that means evolt will be *paying* 


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