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Privacy Abuse
« on: December 08, 2012, 08:25 PM »
Verizon patent application for TV snooping tech rejected
The U.S. Patent Office has delivered a 'non-final' rejection of a Verizon patent application for a controversial technology that would serve targeted ads to TV viewers based on what they're doing or saying in front of their sets.


We're all clueless about privacy, FTC is told at hearing
Web and mobile device users have little understanding about how much of their personal data is collected online, making it difficult to rely on free-market competition for solutions to privacy concerns, privacy experts told the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.


Privacy in America continues to erode online, report says
The Wall Street Journal has been looking at this issue, and in its latest report it says companies are increasingly connecting consumers real-life identities to where they hang out online.