Don Marti

Sun 28 Sep 2008 09:09:18 AM PDT

business

If you're interested in what I've been writing about online advertising, you can start with Targeted Advertising Considered Harmful, which includes the main points and links.

Some more recent items are listed below.

 

Snapchat ads and committing to non-targeting
Posted Sat 18 Oct 2014 05:11:52 AM PDT

Susceptible to advertising?
Posted Fri 10 Oct 2014 08:43:07 AM PDT

Treasuring clicks, trashing content
Posted Tue 23 Sep 2014 08:27:52 PM PDT

What can brands do now?
Posted Sat 20 Sep 2014 06:38:42 AM PDT

A fresh start for advertising and the web?
Posted Sat 13 Sep 2014 08:03:45 AM PDT

News from the world of surveillance marketing consolidation
Posted Sat 06 Sep 2014 08:56:51 AM PDT

Don't punch the monkey. Embrace the Badger.
Posted Fri 29 Aug 2014 06:16:08 AM PDT

Original bug, not original sin
Posted Sun 17 Aug 2014 05:21:35 AM PDT

Newspaper dollars, Facebook dimes
Posted Sat 26 Jul 2014 07:43:05 AM PDT

How to beat adtech fraud: REGISTER ALL HUMANS
Posted Tue 22 Jul 2014 05:20:02 AM PDT

Surfacing, not hiding, the creepy?
Posted Sat 19 Jul 2014 07:07:47 AM PDT

Opportunity in surveillance marketing consolidation?
Posted Fri 18 Jul 2014 04:21:48 AM PDT

You know what they put on their database marketing companies in Europe?
Posted Sat 12 Jul 2014 07:28:00 AM PDT

Paying for privacy
Posted Wed 09 Jul 2014 04:42:08 AM PDT

Optimal privacy protection?
Posted Mon 07 Jul 2014 06:34:04 AM PDT

The Internet is Temptation Island.
Posted Sun 29 Jun 2014 08:47:43 AM PDT

Hey, kids! Actionable insights!
Posted Sat 14 Jun 2014 11:55:08 AM PDT

Adtech fraud: you can't cheat an honest man
Posted Thu 12 Jun 2014 05:52:09 AM PDT

Leaving money on the table
Posted Wed 28 May 2014 07:02:38 AM PDT

Conventional wisdom on privacy
Posted Sat 24 May 2014 05:16:15 AM PDT

A non-creepy ad niche
Posted Tue 20 May 2014 06:59:09 AM PDT

Turn that crap down.
Posted Wed 14 May 2014 06:13:15 AM PDT

Transparency: it's like confusopoly, but for privacy
Posted Sun 20 Apr 2014 07:52:49 AM PDT

Surveillance Marketing pays
Posted Sun 13 Apr 2014 07:52:44 AM PDT

Five more questions on ad fraud
Posted Fri 21 Feb 2014 08:48:50 AM PST

Fun with Facebook ads?
Posted Thu 13 Feb 2014 07:33:45 AM PST

We're All Gun Nuts Now, So We Had Better Get Good At It
Posted Tue 07 Jan 2014 06:16:18 AM PST

Adtech, privacy, fraud control: pick two?
Posted Sun 05 Jan 2014 06:22:52 AM PST

Surveillance marketing meets sales norms
Posted Fri 27 Dec 2013 08:13:32 AM PST

With decent algorithms, all user data is personal.
Posted Thu 31 Oct 2013 06:55:07 AM PDT

Adtech to cookie blockers: STFU, you're tracked anyway
Posted Tue 29 Oct 2013 06:32:36 AM PDT

An argument for targeted advertising
Posted Sun 20 Oct 2013 09:25:28 PM PDT

Making the rounds
Posted Fri 11 Oct 2013 03:54:09 AM PDT

Solution to ad blocking
Posted Tue 24 Sep 2013 07:58:17 AM PDT

Annoyances
Posted Fri 23 Aug 2013 07:08:37 AM PDT

Adversariality and web ads
Posted Mon 19 Aug 2013 06:30:14 AM PDT

Hijacking the Internet
Posted Sat 17 Aug 2013 12:07:58 PM PDT

Advertising and privacy link dump
Posted Sun 02 Jun 2013 08:09:38 AM PDT

Internet trend: unexplained value of print ads
Posted Fri 31 May 2013 07:02:38 AM PDT

The targeting game
Posted Sun 31 Mar 2013 09:40:06 AM PDT

The gas pump test
Posted Sat 23 Mar 2013 07:26:18 PM PDT

Why is another adtech person freaking out over fixing a privacy bug?
Posted Fri 15 Mar 2013 10:27:35 AM PDT

Nuclear first strike?
Posted Sun 24 Feb 2013 02:44:47 PM PST

Real Advertising needs a voice
Posted Mon 18 Feb 2013 07:38:46 AM PST

Where's all the legit spam?
Posted Sat 05 Jan 2013 07:17:20 AM PST

Adtech: the end is near?
Posted Mon 17 Dec 2012 06:33:37 PM PST

Internet trend: people love trends
Posted Wed 05 Dec 2012 05:11:11 AM PST

Destroying the Internet as we know it (ftw)
Posted Wed 14 Nov 2012 07:59:12 AM PST

The next big thing in advertising?
Posted Thu 01 Nov 2012 06:35:05 AM PDT

Can privacy tech save advertising?
Posted Tue 23 Oct 2012 06:10:52 AM PDT

Adtech, big data and privacy links
Posted Mon 03 Sep 2012 08:51:29 AM PDT

Advertising links
Posted Sun 26 Aug 2012 08:29:06 AM PDT

Advertising with the wrong signaling, a sighting
Posted Tue 14 Aug 2012 07:43:05 AM PDT

Who's pocketing open source wealth?
Posted Mon 06 Aug 2012 07:00:52 AM PDT

Adtech stinks.
Posted Tue 31 Jul 2012 07:24:46 AM PDT

Holy grail, or chalice of poison?
Posted Mon 30 Jul 2012 07:18:37 AM PDT

The online advertising problem: bullet points
Posted Thu 26 Jul 2012 07:38:11 AM PDT

d3wd will u teach me how 2 signal?
Posted Mon 09 Jul 2012 07:58:37 AM PDT

The Intention Economy: bogus?
Posted Sun 24 Jun 2012 08:42:18 AM PDT

IE 10 User? We can help!
Posted Mon 11 Jun 2012 05:58:01 PM PDT

Wherefore do the honest prosper? (part 2 in a series)
Posted Sat 09 Jun 2012 03:33:39 PM PDT

Creepiness and conventional wisdom (part 1 of a series)
Posted Sun 03 Jun 2012 07:46:42 AM PDT

Market discipline, and offloading
Posted Sat 26 May 2012 07:39:41 AM PDT

Small businesses and targeting
Posted Thu 24 May 2012 06:20:30 PM PDT

Perfectly targeted advertising would be perfectly worthless
Posted Wed 23 May 2012 08:47:06 AM PDT

Ad bubble?
Posted Sat 11 Feb 2012 03:59:23 PM PST

Today's Skype news
Posted Tue 10 May 2011 04:04:36 PM PDT

Choose the behavior...
Posted Sat 05 Mar 2011 09:16:46 AM PST

Target: your foot. Fire at will.
Posted Sun 12 Dec 2010 06:27:32 PM PST

Offshoring, extreme edition
Posted Sat 27 Nov 2010 09:24:57 AM PST

News flash: Linux freaks love Linux!
Posted Tue 12 Oct 2010 09:12:51 AM PDT

Rich Bodo on the IT Kitchen
Posted Tue 05 Oct 2010 08:15:41 AM PDT

Ad targeting: better is worse?
Posted Tue 05 Oct 2010 06:47:32 AM PDT

Free version or not?
Posted Wed 18 Aug 2010 07:20:27 AM PDT

Andy Grove on jobs, and an idea
Posted Wed 07 Jul 2010 08:00:00 AM PDT

SCO (not that SCO)
Posted Sat 05 Jun 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT

Web ad targeting: can customers get a better deal?
Posted Fri 02 Oct 2009 08:47:15 AM PDT

A trade show story
Posted Thu 03 Sep 2009 05:54:31 AM PDT

Productivity Paradox 2.0?
Posted Fri 26 Jun 2009 02:28:18 PM PDT

Arguing against maturity and accountability? Why?
Posted Mon 18 May 2009 10:19:38 AM PDT

Where is all the ad blocking?
Posted Sun 10 May 2009 03:37:30 PM PDT

Fourth Parties
Posted Mon 13 Apr 2009 10:55:47 AM PDT

Good news on IT jobs
Posted Wed 04 Mar 2009 01:25:49 PM PST

Counting Linux users
Posted Wed 18 Feb 2009 01:59:08 PM PST

the great netbook windfall
Posted Sat 07 Feb 2009 08:15:15 AM PST

tollbooths
Posted Thu 05 Feb 2009 10:28:53 AM PST

business model for Twitter discovered
Posted Thu 11 Dec 2008 10:30:42 AM PST

What (more) Sun Should Do
Posted Sat 29 Nov 2008 10:11:07 AM PST

Desktop Failures
Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 12:44:07 PM PST

Playing catchup
Posted Thu 13 Nov 2008 10:22:40 AM PST

2009: going somewhere?
Posted Mon 06 Oct 2008 05:40:50 PM PDT

Network Neutrality in a Box
Posted Sun 28 Sep 2008 09:04:33 AM PDT

Excerpt from the RLPP FAQ
Posted Thu 18 Sep 2008 03:56:17 PM PDT

Funding software: Scarcity and risks
Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 04:33:46 PM PDT

Closing a loophole in globalization?
Posted Mon 08 Sep 2008 01:29:18 PM PDT

Bookstore promotion up in smoke
Posted Fri 05 Sep 2008 06:38:14 PM PDT

Linking projects and markets
Posted Sat 15 Jul 2006 12:33:38 AM PDT

Open source business metrics that sound bad but are really good
Posted Fri 14 Jul 2006 06:51:15 PM PDT

One person's prediction market...
Posted Wed 05 Jul 2006 08:27:58 PM PDT

Open Source is not a Market Category
Posted Wed 05 Jul 2006 07:29:45 PM PDT

Network Neutrality Prediction Market?
Posted Wed 21 Jun 2006 08:00:26 PM PDT

Hooray for Ubuntu
Posted Fri 02 Jun 2006 10:53:57 PM PDT

Larry Augustin explains a lot
Posted Mon 22 May 2006 09:45:25 PM PDT

Wall fought the law, and Wall won, or I Sued the Sheriff
Posted Thu 18 May 2006 07:08:59 PM PDT

Don't Panic
Posted Wed 10 May 2006 05:43:57 PM PDT

All BFNB all the time.
Posted Fri 05 May 2006 04:24:00 PM PDT

Hedge your house?
Posted Fri 05 May 2006 03:40:13 PM PDT

Followup on BYOL
Posted Fri 28 Apr 2006 05:36:23 AM PDT

BYOL?
Posted Sat 22 Apr 2006 12:23:57 AM PDT

Software Deficiency Market
Posted Tue 11 Apr 2006 09:08:45 PM PDT

Write the Manual First
Posted Wed 22 Mar 2006 09:53:22 PM PST

Classes of advertising
Posted Wed 15 Mar 2006 08:30:26 PM PST

Thanks, Guy Kawasaki!
Posted Thu 09 Mar 2006 06:42:33 PM PST

Dinosaur-ware vs. social software
Posted Tue 07 Mar 2006 10:49:52 PM PST

Also bought
Posted Thu 02 Feb 2006 10:27:10 PM PST

Linux and MSFT both moving upmarket; UNIX under price pressure
Posted Sun 22 Jan 2006 10:55:41 PM PST

Ray Lane on enterprise software
Posted Wed 16 Nov 2005 05:44:23 PM PST

It's all about the laptop.
Posted Wed 12 Oct 2005 01:15:28 PM PDT

Sales forecasting
Posted Tue 27 Sep 2005 03:56:36 PM PDT

Pain vs. Pain vs. actually getting on the net
Posted Wed 21 Sep 2005 09:01:02 PM PDT

New job for me
Posted Wed 21 Sep 2005 05:59:50 PM PDT

What Jocks and Nerds Have in Common
Posted Mon 01 Aug 2005 11:33:24 PM PDT

Upside-down buyer's guide
Posted Wed 13 Jul 2005 06:21:31 AM PDT

Eric Sink on trade shows
Posted Thu 07 Jul 2005 04:39:09 AM PDT

CLICK THE MONKEY
Posted Sat 25 Jun 2005 03:46:48 PM PDT

Dear customer,
Posted Fri 29 Apr 2005 10:06:16 PM PDT

Adobe and Macromedia
Posted Mon 25 Apr 2005 02:35:29 AM PDT

iOpus: Stop spamming forgery victims, you morons.
Posted Sun 17 Apr 2005 08:33:50 PM PDT

AOL kills puppies.
Posted Sun 17 Apr 2005 08:33:50 PM PDT

It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with.
Posted Sun 17 Apr 2005 08:33:50 PM PDT

Hooray for FedEx.
Posted Sun 17 Apr 2005 08:33:50 PM PDT

Don Lancaster on "The Case Against Patents"
Posted Sun 17 Apr 2005 08:33:50 PM PDT

The following is a list of good things.
Posted Sun 17 Apr 2005 08:33:50 PM PDT

Open Source Telecom
Posted Sun 17 Apr 2005 08:33:50 PM PDT

Remote collaboration
Posted Sun 17 Apr 2005 08:33:50 PM PDT

Historic JLAB license
Posted Sun 17 Apr 2005 08:33:50 PM PDT

Fun with numbers
Posted Sun 17 Apr 2005 08:33:50 PM PDT

New net café: Coffee for Thought
Posted Sun 17 Apr 2005 08:33:50 PM PDT

BOFH no more. Or else.
Posted Sun 17 Apr 2005 08:33:50 PM PDT

Tom Henderson
Posted Sun 17 Apr 2005 08:33:50 PM PDT

What happened to the middle ground in software licensing?
Posted Sun 17 Apr 2005 08:33:50 PM PDT

The Cheap Bastard's Guide to Technical Trade Shows
Posted Sun 17 Apr 2005 08:33:50 PM PDT

Commoditize the complement
Posted Sun 17 Apr 2005 08:33:50 PM PDT

alt.fan.chris-dibona
Posted Sun 17 Apr 2005 08:33:50 PM PDT

Reverend Ted
Posted Sun 17 Apr 2005 08:33:50 PM PDT

Linux moving upmarket; MSFT and UNIX go the other way
Posted Sun 17 Apr 2005 08:33:50 PM PDT

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