From: RichA <rander3128@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: B&H is sharing your data! Sharing your DATA!!!
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Subject: Re: B&H is sharing your data! Sharing your DATA!!!
From: RichA <rander3128@gmail.com>
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On Wednesday, 6 December 2017 01:00:34 UTC-5, Savageduck  wrote:
> On Dec 5, 2017, RichA wrote
> (in article<dad330c1-f470-434c-8d55-ffda98386053@googlegroups.com>):
> 
> > 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.
> >
> > https://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/60471676
> 
> 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.
> 
> -- 
> 
> Regards,
> Savageduck

Ads for specific products can chase you around for a month or more before disappearing.  All it
takes is one product look-up.