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Originally posted by andy1033
If you use gmail, you see that ads come up in it, for things that you recently visited. It is good info to know, but what can a person do about it.
If 5 people use the same computer what does that make that file like, how does google understand different people using a same computer?
Originally posted by sadisticwoman
reply to post by SkitzoFrenic
Well in your case, they could probably just get your MAC address, which is unique to a computer. It's also changeable though.
Originally posted by SkitzoFrenic
yeah, we are 3 people in this house, we each have our own laptop or pc, and we also have static IP addresses....but we have 1 internet account, and it does not belong to me.
So how would google know this is "me" they are making a file on ?? would they not assume that i "might" be the owner of the inet account ?
and let's say i move out in a few months time, new flat, new IP address ( not in my name cause its a shared house )
how do they know who i am then ?
Originally posted by NuclearPaul
Isn't it funny how some suggest how the internet is the greatest weapon against TPTB?
The fact is, it's their best weapon against us. The NSA know everything we do now.
Maybe that's why this technology was released in the first place?
Originally posted by Darthorious
Now if you know what your doing you can delete the files and start over fresh but it takes a bit of know how as windows holds the files so they can not be modified by the user, in other words "This file can not be deleted/modified it's in use by another program."