posted on Aug, 18 2014 @ 02:40 PM
This has got to be one of the craziest discussions I have seen on ATS. Chew on this, if you will....
There are 9 ( yes NINE) trackers on the home page of ATS alone, including Zedo, DoubleClick etc etc.
Everyone online is being tracked, either via client side or server side fingerprinting techniques.
The tracked data is big business.
Your data is sold to advertisers / Big brother dips into the pot too, if interested.
Two big associations, the Interactive Advertising Bureau and the Digital Advertising Alliance, represent 90% of advertisers.
And this thread is about a tracker from Google
Edit to add....
Considering the size of this site, the archived pages, the number of members, posts, maintenance, uptime, backup.....Hey thats expensive business!
Someone needs to spend money maintaining this site, right? So where does that money come from, amongst other things? And in this thread, you have your
edit on 18-8-2014 by Charismagic because: Added info. Food for thought!