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Why do I get a popup when I click on a photo at this website?

airliners.net

I get a popup while using Firefox or Safari. Is my computer infected or is the website infected? Thanks.
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That site is designed to open images in new windows.

The site shows that the pictures are set to open as follows, target="_blank", which opens the pictures in a new window
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Thanks for your response.

I know I get pictures in a new window. But in the last several weeks when I click on a picture I get the larger picture in a new window plus a small popup about 8" wide x 6" tall with an advertisement. I get this with any web browser but only the first time I visit the site each day.User generated image
Ahh ok.  I got an ad for Netflix when I turned off my pop-up blocker.   Also tried it from a few different computers.  Nothing out of the ordinary.  Seems like typical ad / pop-ups.  

This is not any type of infection as the ads seem legitimate.  Match, lowermybills, netflix etc

I would turn on a pop-up blocker and call it a day.     If in doubt, you can always downlaod malwarebytes or spybot and run a scan.
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My pop-up blocker in my web browsers are set to on.

What I really need to know is why I only see this pop-up at airliners.net?
If you only see the pop-up at airliners.net then they (airliners.net) have succeeded in bypassing a pop-up  blocker, which is not that uncommon.    Try popup blockers from Google or Yahoo toolbars.     I tested on IE9 with a few different computers and even with the popup blocker on , I still get a pop-up myself.
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It sounds like your saying airliners.net wants there to be a pop-up.

Is it possible that airliners.net website could be the victim of malicious adds that hijacked their site? The reason I want to know is-, when I design my own site, I don't want it to be hijacked.
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Thanks for your help.