Originally Posted by Rambler
They probably don't control the ad choices, or at least not all of them.
I think we have some choice in the ads we get. See the small "AdChoices>" just above the second red information bar on the screen. If you click that, you have options about what ads you get.
Google shows each user ads based on the user's history (i.e. a lot of searches on "girls in bikinis".
Just learned this today...I bet most of you already knew.