Subject: Re: B&H is sharing your data! Sharing your DATA!!!
On 2017-12-06 07:00, Savageduck wrote:
> On Dec 5, 2017, RichA wrote
> (in article<firstname.lastname@example.org>):
>> Most of these sites have fine-print legal boiler-plate alluding to things
>> like this. Or not, if not, the guy might sue. But has no one noticed after
>> having dealt with a site, all of a sudden you get spammed by a half-dozen
>> other sites who could only have gotten say your email from the site you dealt
>> with? As for Dpreview and all other sites, I figure hundreds of little minion
>> are frantically going over data gleaned from dozens of cookies, desperately
>> trying to figure out how to sqeeze more money out of us.
> It is cookies doing their thing.
> The most common manifestation I see is with add supported sites such as
> fujirumors.com when adds for a specific item, and vendor appear after I have
> made a purchase, or search at Amazon, or B&H for the same item, and they try
> to sell me something I have just bought.
> For most sites I use an add blocker, but when I want to access the content of
> the site, I just ignore the adds.
I use a different Firefox session with a different profile to access
sites such as Amazon, so that they can't share cookies, or read google
cookies and find out about my searches. Use different profiles and
sessions for google, facebook, etc.