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Old 09-22-2020, 10:26 PM   #1
Andrew B.
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Default Stalker ads

Stalker ads are a system that tracks what you look at on the Internet and then feeds you ads for similar product. I don't mind them because they help me shop.

But the progression is getting creepy. For example, I visit a site and the next day they send me an email saying "We see you visited our site..." and then they offer to help. Sometimes they mention what I was looking at. These, of course, are places I bought from before, and that's how they have my email address.

And now it gets beyond creepy. For example, after I buy a product they shoot me a stalker add showing the same product on sale. I mean, give me a break. I bought the book. Don't wave a sale in my face for the same product.

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