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Block an annoying Javascript that affects Copy/Paste
Authored by: fuyutsuki on Sep 16, '10 08:08:33AM
Looks like Tynt is at it again. I don't run Safari 5, but I do run GlimmerBlocker. *.tynt.com is blocked, and yet Tynt was wreaking havoc here: http://blogs.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog.view&friendId=96899187&blogId=539165330 Yes, MySpace (sigh) but I love that show and frequently copy text out of the playlists hosted here. Needless to say Tynt is unbearable. So here's what I found in the source:
{"url":"http://js.myspacecdn.com/modules/common/static/js/atlas/richtexteditor_uvm5sqtf.js","test":"punymce.Editor"},"tracking/tynt.js":{"url":"http://js.myspacecdn.com/modules/common/static/js/jquery/tracking/tynt_zcvgeagv.js?user=bjNOt4bfyr35kFadbiUt4I&lang=en","test":"startTyntApp"}})
I'm no HTTP / CSS coder, but tynt showed up several times, all grouped together, yet doesn't mention tynt.com so managed to avoid my filter. Looks like MySpace is hosting it for them. So, for now, I blocked all queries containing "tracking" in their path. That's keeping it at bay for now, but I expect Tynt to try again.

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