Sunday, August 2, 2009

On the Interception of E-mails

Everyone who uses Gmail notices the advertisements on the side. They are supposedly selected specially for you, based on keywords in your incoming e-mails. The system is obviously not that good, since these adverts hardly ever appeal to me.

There is an easy way to get rid of these adverts. It won’t help you, but it will prevent these adverts from showing up when your friend gets the message. The trick is to make words such as “murder”, “9/11”, “death” etc. the dominant keywords. It seems that Google is worried that some ads may offend certain people...

I don't like plagiarism. Original source is here.

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