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Doc Searls Weblog · GDPR will pop the adtech bubble
Interesting distinction between adtech and advertising.
gdpr  advertising  law  privacy 
may 2018 by pw201
You Are the Product
John Lanchester reviews 3 books on Facebook and Google, and comes to the conclusion that Facebook does things because it can, without considering whether it should.
facebook  advertising  psychology  Internet  zuckerberg  google 
august 2017 by pw201
Lies, Damned Lies, And Facebook (Part 4 of ∞) | Slate Star Codex
Scott at Slate Start Codex points out that there's no good evidence that those "Don't be that guy" posters have reduced the incidence of rape.
society  crime  advertising  posters  rape  statistics 
november 2013 by pw201
Banned from the buses
mattghg is the source of my bus farrago links, so here's a link to his post, where he argues that ex-gay therapy might work and that there are free speech concerns with Boris banning the ads.
mattghg  ex-gay  adverts  advertising  bus  religion  homosexuality 
april 2012 by pw201
Try Thinking | Here lieth the thoughts of SiânyB
"I do (despite appearances) totally understand the importance of prayer for some people – I know people who use it as a kind of meditation to clear their heads, to unburden their guilt or to enter some kind of celestial lottery of hope. But, given current world events, the message ‘Try Praying’ is a grimly obscuring lens through which to view your surroundings."
religion  culture  advertising  prayer  edinburgh  christianity 
march 2011 by pw201
Searching For Evil
Ross Anderson's Google tech talk on various internet scams,
ross-anderson  google  phishing  internet  Security  advertising 
september 2007 by pw201

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