Tag: consumer privacy
Julia Angwin and Mike Tigas: The Tracking Cookie That You Can’t KillJanuary 2015
An online ad company called Turn is using tracking cookies that come back to life after Verizon users have deleted them. Turn’s services are used by everyone from Google to Facebook.
Lois Beckett: Everything We Know About What Data Brokers Know About YouMarch 2013
Companies sell information related to life events—like pregnancies and divorces—social media profiles, and in some cases even health “interests.”