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August 8, 2010
WSJ Investigates the Online Tracking Industry: Web Privacy, What's That?
Surfing the Internet starts a process that passes information about you and your interests to tracking companies and advertisers. The Wall Street Journal has been investigating what it describes as "one of the fastest-growing businesses on the Internet ... the business of spying on consumers" in a series of stories with the type of technical specificity one would not usually expect from a non-IT publication. To view the entire WSJ series, visit On Web's Frontier, Anonymity in Name Only
. Highly recommended. On this topic, see also Mark Giangrande's recent LLB post, Is Web Privacy Dead? Probably
August 8, 2010 in Information Technology, Web Communications | Permalink
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