I've got an updated HOSTS file data from http://winhelp2002.mvps.org and have found that Safari 5.1.7 (current version) for Windows emits errors and won't actually allow me to follow ANY links on any adobe.com site (not the forum site, not the main site). This is not a big deal as I use IE9 for accessing this site in general, but I do occasionally test sites with Safari, and that is what led me to this accidental discovery.
Safari's Window - Activity dialog shows this:
Note specifically the blocked sites:
While it seems to be a pretty egregious programming error to allow the failure of access to a tracking site to block your Safari users from following any of your links, it is not a reasonable workaround to avoid blocking these sites. I don't want any data from my system going to the tracking software on any of these sites.
Adobe, let me put it plainly to you:
If you plan to change your web programming so that with these tracking sites blocked it breaks my ability to access your forum to help YOUR users you will see the last of me.
I'm sure I'm not alone.
Sheesh...I just wish I could unsub from your posts.... ARRRRGH!!!
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