Privacy, Google ads, and global warming 00:20 on Wednesday
What is it with the fear people have about Google ads and privacy?
Stan Schroeder of Mashable says he would
rather have ads that aren’t perfectly targeted in exchange for more privacy. But what exactly do you gain by this “increased privacy”?
If I’m going to have ads cluttering my screen anyway, I would rather have perfectly targeted ads. Doesn’t the increased privacy come with increased waste of resources? Having well targeted ads means less data noise, which makes it the green thing to do.