Wednesday, April 21, 2021

We better not egg them on

from here and here

So the biggest advertising company in the world (that also makes the most popular web browser) has proposed a new way to protect your privacy while still tracking your interests in order to show you targeted ads. It turned out about as well as you might expect.

I'm not sure what anyone really expected of them. They're going to do whatever they can to squeeze the maximum amount of ad revenue out of us, and the only way to do that is to give advertisers what they want - targeted ads.