To be clear. There is advertising. Advertisers track users. Google, Amazon, and Groupon are advertisers. There are Facebook share buttons and widgets. Twitter and LinkedIn widgets have been used off and on. These sites track users. My site has an email newsletter. Signing up requires some tracking to validate users and prevent spam.
Everything online is tracked by someone.
(Last Updated June 25, 2016)
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