Anti-Popup JavaScript Widget

Here’s a nice little piece of JavaScript that’d be nice: something you could wrap around a link that would prevent popups from occurring. For example, many newspapers load up their articles with popups. At the same time, it’s often nice to link to articles. But, I always have a little voice in that back of my head (you know, along with all the others) that says, “you don’t want to foist a popup on your readers.”

That is, I want to be able to link to sites without forcing you, dear readers, to get popups sent to you. This Reuters article about Fox is a good example: it has two popups.

Maybe JavaScript’s security model precludes this from working, but it sure would be nice.

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