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Old 12-21-2008, 05:37 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by dualsub2006 View Post
Targeting ads and selling user data isn't hair splitting, it is two distinct and totally different things. Period.

Under one scenario a third party ends up with your information. Under the other they don't. I, for the life of me, can't see where there is a hair to split. Yahoo, Microsoft, Apple, Google and even the much beloved RIM are all collecting information about you on the Internet.
Well we will agree to disagree. I do not grant Google -- or any of the firms that you mention -- ready access to information about me. So be it -- you are willing to let them have it, while I resist as best I can.
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