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Re: Websites that disable back button
From T J Daniels at ''POETRY'' by: T. J. Daniels on 11 Feb '00
replying to Websites that disable "back" button posted by Jeff

>Don't you hate it when you try to "back" out of a website and find you
>can't. It's an old trick of sleazy porno and penny stock scam sites.
>Yet, occasionally I find a quality site that disables the browser's
>back button.
>
>I find the practice FAR more annoying than popup windows.
>
>Am I missing something? Does this practice serve any legitimate purpose
>or is is merely a way to trap the viewer?

What I hate worse than that is those sites that 'lock' you in their frame. I'm not
sure why they do that. Maybe some of them just don't know. But maybe it's
so that you cannot leave their site? Many sites have had to inclcude a 'break out of
someones frame, click here. Like you, I don't care much for popups either.

TJ




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