Feb 4, 2013
Retailers used to keep tabs on shoppers to prevent theft. Now they’re using various technologies to study shoppers so they can increase sales.
Nov 29, 2012
As paranoia about online tracking grows, so too the number of businesses that help consumers prevent marketers from mining their personal data.
Jun 4, 2012
Advertisers are not amused. In the upcoming version of Windows, Internet Explorer will have its "Do Not Track" feature turned on by default. Goodbye creepy ads that seem to follow you around -- hello, more generic ads for great deals on car insurance?
Feb 23, 2012
Powdered wigs and town crier optional
Feb 10, 2012
Some relationships are just meant to be. The idea is pretty basic: drive safer, get better rates. We’re watching you.
Jan 19, 2012
Accidents will happen, and now they might get recorded
Sep 26, 2011
Last week we told you about the fine print in the new OnStar user agreement which lets the company retain your information and share it with...
Sep 21, 2011
In a new privacy statement, the in-car navigation provider OnStar, says it will collect your tracking and positioning data even if you don't pay...
Jun 2, 2011
Yesterday, we mentioned a story about a new startup using social data to help you find where the sick people are. Today, the story of AmphibiaWeb....