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also, using "wut" in a thread titled "oh the humanity"
On the topic of local distribution centers, I'm sure that this will not be a full selection of Amazon products available for same day deliver, just a selection of the most popular items, which will still be nice to get faster.
This tracking, discovered by Stanford researcher Jonathan Mayer, was a technical side-effect—probably an unintended side-effect—of a system that Google built to pass social personalization information (like, “your friend Suzy +1'ed this ad about candy”) from the google.com domain to the doubleclick.net domain.
As a side note, Vanilla cookie extension for Chrome is awesome.
How about the targeted ads that they showed affected users amounted to 2.25M revenue (probably a lot less, but whatever), and the fine is 10x that. That seems like a good disincentive.
[Flamebait]On balance Google is way better than the patent trolling Apple which is blocking the Nexus because of a BS universal search patent, how about Apple has to pay all the Google users who don't get this obvious feature a large percentage of their total revenue and we poke them with some sharp stuff?[/Flamebait]
problem solved... too bad it won't happen for another 20 years.
To stay on-topic, my father was a sound engineer for most of working years, and he insists that these Sony headphones and their studio monitor series are the best ever made. (disclaimer: linked using my associates tag). They are $75, if you want to stick hard on the $50 limit, these or these are very highly rated as well.