Posts Tagged ‘Grooveshark’

The Best VPN Add-Ons for Firefox

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

If you want to watch the UK version of NetFlix, or watch a sporting event that’s blacked out in your area, here’s where you would start …

Firefox users have access to a selection of VPN add-ons for the browser which they can install from Mozilla’s official add-ons repository. Whenever a connection to a virtual private network is established, it will be used as the entry point to the Internet. Websites and services that users connect to will reveal the IP address of the VPN server and not the local one. That’s great for a number of purposes. Since you connect to a server in a specific location, you can access contents that are restricted to that location.


Grooveshark Asks Users to Subscribe, Or Else, Unskippable Ads

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Here’s an interesting new approach to using ads to generate website capital; I wonder if this business model will catch on?

There is nothing wrong with financing a service or website with advertisement. There will always be users who will use ad blockers or other scripts to get rid of those ads, but the majority will understand that these are what pay the bills and keep the site going. The wrong kind of advertisement on a site can have an ill-effect on the site’s reputation. The wrong kind in this regard refers both to what the ads try to sell, their placement, or type.