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Adland: the never-ending project

I bored all my friends talking about advertising all the time. I am obsessed with ads. I wanted to share ad knowledge with other ad geeks.

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Dabitch
7 min read

Charging for commercial access on Adland® - a short era

Adland had a paywall for some time. When the bandwidth for serving the commercials became too large of an expense for me, I devised a plan.

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Dabitch
2 min read

"Click on those who click on adland" - banner project from visiting domain names.

On April 22 in 2000 I sat down and wrote a little script that would pull out interesting names from my visitor traffic and then I would create banners with these names and link back to the visitor's official websites

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Dabitch
4 min read

Techdirt "Adland shuts down after web host complies with bullshit DMCA notice"

Techdirt notes that we're offline and write "Adland Shuts Down After Web Host Complies With Bullshit DMCA Notice" on Fri, Sep 27th 2019.

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Dabitch
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Adpulp: Åsk Wäppling’s Adland Torpedoed By “Nuisance DMCA”

David Burn did a proper interview here: "Åsk Wäppling’s Adland Torpedoed By “Nuisance DMCA” asking the questions that many others also wondered about, so I was happy to get to answer these publically.

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Dabitch
1 min read

SF Egotist: "Adland shut down over DMCA takedown"

The SF Egotist, another advertising blog that has been around for years reported on the demies of Adland here. "Adland shut down over DMCA takedown"

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Dabitch
1 min read

Bluebus; 'Adland' goes down for publicizing Bridgestone commercial - lawyer complained

There is one advertising website that has been around longer than Adland has, and it is the Brazilian BlueBus site that premiered in 1995, a whole year before us. They noted the death of Adland in this article here.

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Dabitch
1 min read

Resumé : Reklamsajten Adland hotas av nedläggning

Resumé rapporterar om Adland's plötsliga nedläggning som hotar bli permanent. Det finns en arkiverad länk här.

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Dabitch
2 min read

Reclaim: "World’s largest and oldest commercial archive Adland taken offline"

A site called Reclaim the Internet was the first out to report that "World’s largest and oldest commercial archive Adland taken offline after questionable DMCA claim" (archive link)

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Dabitch
1 min read

Resume about Adland: "Ad writer accuses Nike of plagiarism"

Resumé Magazine, the "Campaign" of Sweden if you will, found Kidsleepy's rant about Nike's "Dream Crazy" campaign and reported on the similarity to "Think Different".

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Dabitch
1 min read

Quoted Economic Times, India "Adworld’s most unusual CEO" 2016

Back in 2016 there were a lot of things happening at the top levels of ad agencies, with a huge scandal erupting at JWT as the former CEO Was sued for sexual harassment.

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Dabitch
1 min read

The Drum: Adland goes Dark (web)

The Article "Adland goes dark (web)" is a short but sweet interview with me about ad banners, Tor, trackers and all the other fun stuff that has nestled into every device you have.

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Dabitch
1 min read

AdAge: AD BIZ IS YUKKING IT UP WITH THE #AGENCYLIFE HASHTAG

Rupal Parekh muses about the twitter hashtag shitstorm Adland caused, and wonders if it reveals more about the current industry morale than intended.

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Dabitch
1 min read

Ad Buzz: "Being the first-to-market means something" 2011

Ad Buzz, a Canadian ad news site created by a group of ambitious ad youngsters took note of "The World’s Very First Advertising Blog"

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Dabitch
1 min read

Brand Republic ranks Adland the sixth most influential in the world

"The BR 200 list of the best advertising, marketing, media, PR and digital blogs from around the world, ranked in terms of traffic and social influence."

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Dabitch
1 min read

Adland pranks Starbucks, and they prank me right back.

...."Ok, you are hereby dubbed to the copyqueen of this project while I go sort something green to wear." were the last words between me and

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Dabitch
4 min read

Adland pranks Starbucks, and they prank me right back.

...."Ok, you are hereby dubbed to the copyqueen of this project while I go sort something green to wear." were the last words between me and Jane Goldman a.k.a caffeinegoddess,

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Dabitch
1 min read

Dagens Media: "Ad blogger banned by Google, accused of spreading pornography"

In an article in Dagens Media (archive link) Henrik Widell sums up what happened when Google declared a Sloggi underwear billboard to be pornographic material.

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Dabitch
1 min read