galen pewtherer wrote:
> while i applaud the impulse behind 'tinyurl-ing' links, i've noticed
> something a bit troubling about it; tinyurl links seem to redirect
> through adfarm.mediaplex.com sites, which then sets a tracking cookie
> before forwarding you on to ebay.
> (this is not, in any way, a criticism of jay, his tinyurl link just
> reminded me that i'd been meaning to write this email).
> it's not a big deal, and plenty of sites set tracking cookies, but
> 3rd-party cookies are a little suspicious to me, and i don't like
> being tracked, and i'd guess that plenty of list-members don't like it
> just thought i'd let you all know.
I agree. If people could just provide an item number, it would be easy enough to look up without going through the ad farm.
John "firefox, privoxy, tor, linux, and and overwhelming dose of
Appleton WI USA