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Consumer group asks FTC to investigate tech firms and data brokers over Safe Harbor violations

The Center for Digital Democracy (CDD), a U.S. group campaigning for digital consumer rights, has asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate 30 companies for non-compliance with the Safe Harbor agreement between the U.S. 556 more words


on the topic of LinkedIn and data mining

last thursday forbes published the following article: LinkedIn’s Mountain Of Data Is Now A $1,200 Sales Tool. linkedin’s usage of who you know is simply an extension of… 518 more words


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


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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