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Health products like wristband monitors prompt privacy worries - By LISA ZAMOSKY July 27 2014

For the last year, Charlie Wynkoop has been tracking his exercise with a digital fitness device he wears on his wrist and syncs with his smartphone. 513 more words

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Wearable Devices and Data Brokers: Consumer Boon or Privacy Threat?

If you follow developments in personal security, particularly as related to personal information via the internet, then you’ve been reading about data brokers.

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Hospitals Now Use Consumers' Personal Habits To Predict Health Issues

By now we know that every purchase a consumer makes is added to a list detailing one’s spending and life-style habit, which is used to target people for marketing campaigns and other services. 597 more words

on the topic of the GUID that is you, part 5

this is the final part of our discussion, big-data collection, as prompted by a recently released federal trade commission report; the links to all previous parts are at the bottom. 778 more words

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on the topic of the GUID that is you, part 4

we’re winding-up our discussion of big-data collection as prompted by a recently released federal trade commission report; the links to all previous parts are at the bottom. 905 more words

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on the topic of the GUID that is you, part 3

we’re discussing big-data collection as prompted by a recently released federal trade commission report; see parts 1 and parts 2 for background and an example of data collected on me from a recent shopping trip. 725 more words

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