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What is the source of these advertising links?

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I have underlined green and blue links that show up in both my browsers (safari, firefox) and lead to advertisements. This happened before and I deleted add-ons and extensions. But now there is nothing in either. (The add-ons and extenions show up as empty.) Any thoughts?

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  • JoeyR Level 6 Level 6 (8,275 points)
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    May 9, 2013 5:04 AM (in response to amalia2013)

    Is this happening on all websites... or just certain ones?  Many websites have "key" words that get automatically recognized and may provide info when you hover over them or link you to advertisers.  This would seem even more likely if it's happening in both Safari and Firefox.  If it's not happening on every website, can you provide us with a link or two from sites where it is happening.  That way we can determine if it's just the site or something on your end.

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