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Are internet sites/smartphones linked to purchases?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by SR5 Limited, Dec 5, 2019.

  1. Dec 5, 2019 at 8:21 PM
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    SR5 Limited

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    It’s weird, I ordered some Puma sweatpants on sale the other day. Why because they’re comfy, fit and I blew mine out wearing them too much. Then a Puma add comes up on my wife’s social media page. Then tonight we got some kabobs from a local Afghan cuisine place. I went to the toilet almost instantly upon finishing it with a bad case of mudbutt. Interesting enough an Imodium add comes up..Are they linked?
     
  2. Dec 5, 2019 at 9:58 PM
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    You got it. Anything you do or search is for sale by the apple / Google's of the world. Me, just driving by a home Depot and Bam, home Depot email magically appears. They track your location everything. Couple months back Google sent me an email saying congrats that I had visited 52 new places last month, says click here for more info. Bam! Had my history dating back to whenever I got my Google Android phone...apple does the same. Said that it's tracked me 400 some thousand miles and can't remember how many places..
    Anyway I instantly went to delete the history. Did some research and even deleted it's to late, so many ad bot companies have paid for that info and they have legal right to keep it.
    I care but I don't, not much one can do unless you fall off the grid and buy burner phones
     
  3. Dec 5, 2019 at 10:01 PM
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    Hell, Google made the news few weeks back they even have all our health records
     
  4. Dec 5, 2019 at 10:02 PM
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    Sad but true

    apple-touch-id.jpg
     
  5. Dec 5, 2019 at 10:12 PM
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    Guess it’s for the good. Incase something bad happens and they know you were not there. It will work in your favor......
     
  6. Dec 5, 2019 at 10:23 PM
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    My fingerprints are already on file. FBI background checks. But my fingerprints are in hundreds of houses from being a trim carpenter.:)
     

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