There's a checkbox here, where it doesn't belong
, that controls whether posts (and comments?) that you make are marked up with the stuff — but it's off by default for permanent and paid users. (And on by default for everyone else, including syndications.)
Notice this feature's breathtaking lack of integration with the LJ style system, as evidenced by its immunity to ?style=mine
Method of killing the evil, #1
: click on the little gear in the popup, and it should be obvious from there. Requires accepting and retaining a cookie from snap.com
. Worked for me, but some people report it didn't for them.
Method of killing the evil, #2
: Mozilla users have reported success in applying their ad-blocking extension of choice. I'm mostly an Opera user these days, so I'm not familiar with the details.
Method of killing the evil, #3