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TheMoMan
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Icon 1 posted October 04, 2009 04:32      Profile for TheMoMan         Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/30/business/media/30adco.html

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Benjamin Franklin,

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GrumpySteen

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Icon 1 posted October 04, 2009 09:46      Profile for GrumpySteen     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
There's some irony in the fact that, from that link, you can't read the article about people objecting to tracking unless you log in and have NYT's cookie.

(yes, I know about bugmenot and using google as the referrer to get around it)

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TheMoMan
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Icon 1 posted October 06, 2009 06:35      Profile for TheMoMan         Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
____ Sorry GS I use a news page that scans many news sources Google being one of them, so of course I did not need to log-in.

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Benjamin Franklin,

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GrumpySteen

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Icon 1 posted October 06, 2009 06:51      Profile for GrumpySteen     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
I'm not offended. I just think it's funny that they require that you let them track you in order to read an article about how people don't like being tracked.

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TheMoMan
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Icon 1 posted October 06, 2009 07:01      Profile for TheMoMan         Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
____ Two edged sword?

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Benjamin Franklin,

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