- Feb 14, 2012
So now that you are done explaining the basic concepts of targeted advertising, please explain how "Google's use of special computer code to trick Apple's Safari Web-browsing software into letting it monitor users that had blocked such tracking" fits into the accepted targeted advertising techniques you described.
Not everything is black and white, there are shades of gray.
Did Google trick Apple's Safari into tracking users? | ZDNet
Do I believe Google's explanation (at the bottom)? At least it sounds better than the Google is evil theory. However that might be because smear campaigns are not very common in Europe and therefore also the Scroogled campaign doesn't exist here. It seems to work in the USA to some extent.
Microsoft's anti-Google crusade is working (says Microsoft) | Technically Incorrect - CNET News