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Internet History Tracking - Proof Positive - RF Cafe Forums

Because of the high maintenance needed to monitor and filter spammers from the RF Cafe Forums, I decided that it would be best to just archive the pages to make all the good information posted in the past available for review. It is unfortunate that the scumbags of the world ruin an otherwise useful venue for people wanting to exchanged useful ideas and views. It seems that the more formal social media like Facebook pretty much dominate this kind of venue anymore anyway, so if you would like to post something on RF Cafe's Facebook page, please do.

Below are all of the forum threads, including all the responses to the original posts.


 Post subject: Internet History Tracking - Proof Positive
Posted: Thu May 12, 2011 11:02 am 
 
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Greetings:

Over the last few weeks, I have noticed that almost every Google Ad displayed on websites is related to a website I previously visited. For instance, this morning I was looking at telescopes and accessories on telescopes.com. The next few websites I visited while searching for engineering headlines had at least one Google Ad related to telescopes. Here is an example from the Cellular-News.com website that actually has a telescopes.com ad. If I empty the browser cache, it stops. Coincidence? I don't think so.

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 Post subject: Re: Internet History Tracking - Proof Positive
Posted: Fri May 13, 2011 7:54 am 
 
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Joined: Thu Jul 02, 2009 11:58 am
Posts: 5
Hi Kurt. I've noticed that for a long time. Surprised it took you this long. Congress is working on laws to limit or prevent the practice. Try using the Incognito mode of Chrome to prevent it. I think IE might have a stealth mode too.




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