Well , I never said that Google didn't work extremely well . And it's not
that I have anything to hide , but I take great exception to them mining my
data and searches and selling it to third parties - whether it be the gov't
or a marketing company . Haven't you ever wondered why the advertising on
virtually every web page you visit seems to be tailored just for you ?
That's because it is ! And while we're on the subject , I also use an ad
blocker program . What makes them think they can use bandwidth I pay for to
push their products on me ?
Starrett used to hand these out for free, they probably still do to clients,
being retired now I have no idea.
On Sunday, January 19, 2014 12:09:17 PM UTC-5, Terry Coombs wrote:
Wow, and you say that like it's a bad thing. I google for chainsaws and along
with the search they show me ads for online stores selling them at good prices
along with stuff that might be used by someone buying a chainsaw.
And while we're on the subject , I also use an ad
Well, I guess the fact that you are using their free service? What makes
you think companies should provide you with search engine services for
free and not make money somehow to support it?
If you object to anyone using any of your bandwidth to show you ads,
that sure rules out much of the internet.
Gee thanks , I've never had a tinfoil hat before ! OK , so objecting to
any and everyone collecting data about me , my shopping habits , what web
sites I visit , etc is apparently considered a "bad thing" by modern
progressive citizens . So how about I drop in on you in the bathroom to see
what you read while you take a dump ? Or maybe come in your bedroom while
you're making love to your wife , because that might give me information
about which products would "enhance your lovemaking experience" ?
It's all the same thing , gentlemen , just a matter of degree .
You reminded me that I bookmarked this search engine awhile back.
https://www.ixquick.com claims to be the most private search engine.
Darned if I know. I've been using Bing partly because it isn't Google.
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