Mohammad Al-Ubaydli’s blog

Could MI6 please stop following me?

Posted in Politics, Technology by Dr Mohammad Al-Ubaydli on October 4, 2008

I do believe that the adverts on GMail are a bug, not a feature. But a couple of weeks ago the following advert appeared for me:

MI6's first advert

MI6's first advert

I cannot figure out why this appeared, except that it was around a message written in Arabic. Now I get this advert:

MI6's second advert

MI6's second advert

Is anyone else getting these? And am I the only one that finds them creepy?

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  1. […] posts I have in draft mode. I guess I was worried about republishing NSA materials, but seeing as MI6 is checking my GMail anyway, I thought I would push out the […]


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