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Re: people's unique advertising ID numbers

> It exists so that they can only server you relevant advertising rather than flooding you with ads that don't interest you (Ha, ha, ha, I nearly believed that for a minute)!

Indeed, I love this mantra. The only relevant advertising I want to see is no advertising. However all of the profiling algorithms I've seen coming from advertisers come to the incorrect conclusion and think I either want some advertising, lots of advertising or (most commonly) an utter deluge of shite advertising. Hence I'm obliged to use a range of software to correct the erroneous data coming from various advertising companies.

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