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Subject: Re: more gmails for xmas

Re: more gmails for xmas

From: scott <>
Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2004 20:21:28 -0800 (PST)

--- BlueChip <> wrote:
> I love the idea that they use "targetted advertising" as a Selling Point -
> LMAO ...If I'm obliged to see adverts, I would rather they were for things
> I have absolutely NO interest in (tins of spam, penis expanders and things
> like that) ;)
> And HOW do they work out what my interests are? ...They read
> (electronically) every email I have stored in MY 1GB of acount space!

They work the same way google's adsense program does. It just looks for
keywords and puts links related to them. I've never minded them. At least they
have text ads instead of banners/popups/flash.

> Well, it STILL won't work with Opera - so ... /me <shrugs> and continues to
> struggle on with POP3 ...Ooohhh the pain - LOL

Opera 8 supports gmail, but it's currently still in beta.


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Received on 2004-12-28

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