A question to my fellow boingboingers… Do you prefer targeted advertising?
I ask, because each site nowadays asks me to adjust my cookie preference (and they never have the option “pecan nuts and chocolate”…). When I unselect the option for advertising, I always get a warnig message that I will get “less relevant advertising”.
There is nothing I want less than relevant advertising. Irrelevant advertising, I simply ignore. There is nothing that I want less than to be informed of a product I did not know existed, but which I will actually want to buy. As long as I did not know the product existed, I was in ignorant bliss and did not realised I missed out. Keep it this way, please.
So apparently, there is something I don’t understand. What do you think?