You are being monitored

But you knew that, right?

Facebook advertising from Cox

This ad appeared in my Facebook feed yesterday evening.

Same day that the sysadmin installed exactly that new lock on my office door.

Why, yes, we do get our bandwidth from Cox. Why do you ask?

3 comments

  1. McGehee »

    13 January 2018 · 9:21 am

    That’s one of the things that makes corporate data collection laughable to me: their algorithms seem to assume that whatever you’ve just bought is something you’ll want to buy hundreds of.

  2. Tom »

    13 January 2018 · 10:31 am

    Would a VPN reduce/eliminate Cox’s knowledge of your browsing history?

  3. CGHill »

    13 January 2018 · 12:41 pm

    I don’t think they’d let me have one at work.

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