Posted: 07/02/2015 at 16:07
One source of ads which get loaded onto this website (and many others) comes from Adchoices - you will see a small triangle with an i in the centre in the corner of the ads if this system is active. Adchoices is an interest based ad server which will show ads related to your browsing habits, tracking you in effect. If you click on the triangle on one of the ads you should find an option to unsubscribe from the companies who use the Adchoices ad serving system. Unfortunately it won't help with the spammers who already have your details.
Another side effect of an active Adchoices link is that it can slow down trying to use this site on Android tablets. Every time you click a link the Adchoices system tries to access your browsing history to decide which ads to show you and slows things to a crawl.