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This website inserts text when you copy and paste: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/ninerinsider/index . Is there any way to suppress that? I am using Safari 4.

EDIT: Here is another site that does it: www.nationalpost.com/story.html?id=2155193 . It's really annoying.

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Whoa! I've never seen a website do that before - it's kind of neat! –  Jared Harley Oct 28 '09 at 18:55
Very interesting. Doesn't seem to happen in Firefox 3.5.4 though. –  Travis Oct 28 '09 at 19:05
Can't see it either in FF or IE8. –  Nifle Oct 28 '09 at 20:20
I just tried on Opera10 and i didnt see any extra text in the copy paste –  Andrew Keith Oct 30 '09 at 0:40
Wow that's scary, works in Chrome and IE8 though fails randomly/initially in IE - the page does some slight loading whenever I hit ctrl+c or context menu copy... and it does insert the link in the clipboard... –  Oskar Duveborn Oct 30 '09 at 1:16

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In Firefox, you could install the extension NoScript. I'm sure you could also create a Greasemonkey script to block their script, but I have no experience with that.

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