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Comment Re:Make it a statistic and they'll care (Score 4, Informative) 387

Second biggest offender is usually Google Analytics.

That's why it's usually interesting to host the JavaScript file, that seldom changes on your webserver, and only have the img that conveys the data retrieved from the foreign host.

JavaScript loading is usually blocking the rendering whereas img loading usually not.

Comment Re:Affero GPL (Score 1) 585

Actually It seems even permitted by the GPL to a certain extend. In the GPL Certification Program [] this case is explicitely mentionned (5.a), and you only need to explicit the calling workflow (the protocol IMHO) between the non-GPL and GPL parts.

Comment Re:They're not even keeping the money... (Score 1) 406

An interesting fact is that terrorists are also like that : they adapt faster to security measures than governments. As Bruce Schneier said[1], it's all about defending against what the terrorists did last time. You shall never underestimate creativity for evasive maneuvers.


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