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Date:      Wed, 10 Feb 2021 18:55:13 -0600
From:      Valeri Galtsev <galtsev@kicp.uchicago.edu>
To:        Erich Dollansky <freebsd.ed.lists@sumeritec.com>
Cc:        RW via freebsd-questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>, RW <rwmaillists@googlemail.com>
Subject:   Re: What are good mail hosts to use with FreeBSD mailing lists?
Message-ID:  <1F27D6D7-3478-4750-B151-9BA03CFECECB@kicp.uchicago.edu>
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> On Feb 10, 2021, at 6:19 PM, Erich Dollansky =
<freebsd.ed.lists@sumeritec.com> wrote:
>=20
> Hi,
>=20
> On Wed, 10 Feb 2021 17:02:47 +0000
> RW via freebsd-questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org> wrote:
>=20
>> On Tue, 9 Feb 2021 14:30:24 -0500
>> Kurt Hackenberg wrote:
>>=20
>>> On 2/9/21 9:58 AM, RW via freebsd-questions wrote:
>>>=20
>>>> I only use this gmail account for mailing list and only with a=20
>>>> traditional MUA.  I don't see any ads or give them anything that=20
>>>> isn't already public.   =20
>>>=20
>>> Google knows who you are across your use of all their services, by=20=

>>> identifying your computer(s). A separate Gmail account won't hide
>>> you from that.
>>>=20
>>> For example, your use of Gmail for this list will affect what
>>> videos Youtube suggests to you. =20
>>=20
>> I've never seen any evidence of that. I only get suggestions that
>> are similar to videos I watched.=20
>=20
> we work in a very specific field. When work-related e-mails land at =
our
> privat Google account, we get then links to paradise islands in the
> tropics. This takes a few weeks until a work-related e-mail arrives
> there again.
>>=20
>> I doubt google knows much about me, or their choice of adverts
>> wouldn't be so laughable. Two years I spent a couple of minutes on
>> their search engine (instead of DuckDuckGo)  looking at garden
>> shredders and got ads that were dominated by shredders for months.
>> This is a minor improvement over ~15 years ago when I typed in "KDE
>> packages fruit salad servers" and got several years worth of
>> soft-fruit ads - mostly raspberries. =20
>=20
> Yes, they react much faster these days.

These nuisances you can and do observe are quite benign compared to =
those you can=E2=80=99t observe (and don=E2=80=99t care to imagine ;-)

Valeri

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