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UK Websites Are Mostly Unusable

Having recently returned from the UK this is the first in a short series of "Things I've noticed whilst being in the UK" posts.

The websites, especially the news ones, are absolute garbage full of adverts and on page popups.
Graphic: blue background, stylised popup boxes, 'F?%*!' speech bubble
I have no idea who thinks it's a good idea to kill websites by loading full page cookie announcements and then fill them with endless adverts that destructively interact with the content but it makes for a hellscape of online reading.

The worst offenders are UK news sites, just incredible. And specifically the local sites using the Reach system that fucks up everything before you can read anything.

It's not just me, listen to Elis and John go off at the situation ...

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