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Sell Your Data for Bargains

Published on September 3, 2010 By Koeppel drtv

While many are worried about the amount of private data that’s online as large sites like Facebook take flak for distributing that data, a few startups are taking a different approach. The data that users provide about themselves is worth money, as anyone who’s followed the debate over Facebook’s use of user data on their […]

Crackdown on Privacy at Federal Level

Published on July 26, 2010 By Koeppel drtv

Privacy concerns have long been an issue, particularly with online tracking allowing marketers to calculate extremely precise demographics about just who is clicking on ads or viewing commercials, but more recently, online and offline data have combined to create eerily specific information on any given individual. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held hearings last week to discuss […]