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add strikethrough extension to uncommonmark

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Zachary Flower 10 months ago
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      http/_posts/2022-03-19-i-dont-track-you.md

@ -34,7 +34,7 @@ disable_disk_cache: true
uncommonmark:
options: ["FOOTNOTES"]
extensions: []
extensions: ['strikethrough']
sass:
style: compressed

@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ A common post I've seen floating around the interwebs lately is the "I Don't Tra
This is a **Good Thing™**.
I've worked in SaaS for far too long, so as much as I can understand the value these tools bring to user experience design, marketing, conversions, and other gag-worthy buzzwords, I fucking hate how seedy the underbelly of the "World Wide Web" has become. At the risk of devolving into a rant about user privacy, the right to anonymity, and the utter garbage fire the online advertising industry has become, I'll just say this: I've never seen the more invasive tools used for anything more substantial than <del>vanity</del> making everyone think deep thoughts during weekly all hands meetings.
I've worked in SaaS for far too long, so as much as I can understand the value these tools bring to user experience design, marketing, conversions, and other gag-worthy buzzwords, I fucking hate how seedy the underbelly of the "World Wide Web" has become. At the risk of devolving into a rant about user privacy, the right to anonymity, and the utter garbage fire the online advertising industry has become, I'll just say this: I've never seen the more invasive tools used for anything more substantial than ~~vanity~~ making everyone think deep thoughts during weekly all hands meetings.
Look, I get it. Knowing how many potential customers you have coming in the door, how many are actually buying, and how those numbers change as you run different marketing (which is *not* the same thing as advertising) and product experiments is super valuable to the growth of the business. But collecting things like personally identifiable information and running retargeting campaigns (which is basically just the digital equivalent of aggressive mall kiosk vendors who follow you around for half a mile because you accidentally made eye contact as you walked by) is just gross.

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