Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

Creepy AdSense

by Rob - October 2nd, 2006.
Filed under: Uncategorized.

So, a member of my family was in a car accident today — no one was hurt, but the car is a right-off. And Google — through Gmail — thoughtfully provided all these ads along side an email I just received from someone I told about the accident:

temporary car insurance
Quotes, Rates & Coverage Online! Compare temporary car insurance

Ontario’s Top Car Report
Buy Your Car With Peace of Mind! Data from ON, Canada, US for $29.95

Bus Accident Attorneys
Helping Bus Accident Victims Free Lawsuit Case Consultation

RBC Car Insurance
Get a free online quote & see how you can save! Several discounts.

envisionCAM Video System
Record Video of Aggressive Driving and Accidents in Automobiles

Claims Adjusters
Listings of claims adjusters. Find out how an adjuster can help you.

Fatal Car Accident
Find An Old Fatal Car Accident In Millions Of Old Newspaper Pages

I shudder to think what helpful things would have popped up if I’d mentioned, in private email, that someone had died …

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