@craigmaloney Microsoft is fairly unique. Normally anything stupid you find in tech is either incompetence XOR malice, but with Microsoft, they have malicious to purely greedy intent, and then execute it in the most fucked-up, brain-checked-out-not-returned fashion possible.
So of course they're running random snippets of HTML/JS/CSS/COMX/VBScript/C#/whatever from "advertisers" in a little Edge window. Anyone who can pay them a little money can pwn any Windows machine.
Mastodon x appdot.net = fun? A place for former ADN users - on the whole