Yahoo to place adverts in PDF files

29 11 2007

As reported by the BBC, Yahoo have reached a deal with Adobe that allows them to place adverts in a panel inside Adobe Reader. This is the first time that Adobe have allowed dynamic adverts inside their software.

Luckily, there is a myriad of alternatives now that the PDF format has been opened including:adobe-pdf.png

For Windows:

For Linux:

For Mac OS X

So, for the more computer literate of us, this won’t make a lot of difference anyway.