When viewing this site (main or meta) in my main browser, there is an empty 'SPONSORED BY' label just under the top bar:

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When viewing in another browser, the AWS logo is showing correctly:

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  • $\begingroup$ I can see it is sponsored by AWS machine learning tho.. $\endgroup$ Jan 24 '20 at 10:05
  • $\begingroup$ @ClementHui thanks, it seems browser-related. $\endgroup$
    – Glorfindel
    Jan 24 '20 at 10:10
  • $\begingroup$ Oh I see thanks. $\endgroup$ Jan 24 '20 at 10:13
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    $\begingroup$ @Glorfindel I am using Chrome and I am not seeing the AWS logo. $\endgroup$
    – nbro Mod
    Jan 24 '20 at 16:53
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    $\begingroup$ Are you using adblocker? I'm using uBlock Origin and it catches the sponsorship logo but not the "Sponsored by"... which is interesting because it doesn't catch the logo on Quantum Computing. $\endgroup$
    – Catija StaffMod
    Jan 27 '20 at 5:14
  • $\begingroup$ @Catija thanks, that's exactly what's causing this; see the answer below. $\endgroup$
    – Glorfindel
    Jan 27 '20 at 7:23

Catija's hunch was right: the logo is blocked by uBlock, since it's a link to ad.doubleclick.net.

I would have checked that, if I hadn't seen the AWS logo on Cross Validated a few weeks ago. But right now it's not showing there either. I guess the ad link is important enough (in terms of revenue, or just part of the sponsorship contract) to keep it, so I'm no longer considering it a .

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    $\begingroup$ Yeah, so I talked with the ads team. Apparently AWS wants to track link clicks, which goes through a tool that causes the ad blockers read the image as an ad. Apparently the one on QC doesn't have that, so it doesn't get blocked. :) $\endgroup$
    – Catija StaffMod
    Jan 27 '20 at 14:23

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