Looking for a great deal?
Get ALL THREE of our new thank-you gifts when you donate $120.
This is a limited time offer – so act soon!
That’s according to a recent study from Stanford’s Center for Internet and Society. While Congress wrestles with online privacy legislation, the status quo is that companies self-regulate how they track users online. Several months ago, some of these self-regulating groups announced they’d use and Advertising Option Icon to let users know whether the site they’re on is tracking them or not. Stanford’s report finds that 12.5% of the companies in the study are leaving their tracking cookies on even after users try to turn them off. A violation of their policy. While the House holds a hearing Thursday about online privacy, it’s unclear whether any lawmaking will actually get done.
If you’re a member of your local public radio station, we thank you — because your support helps those stations keep programs like Marketplace on the air. But for Marketplace to continue to grow, we need additional investment from those who care most about what we do: superfans like you.
Your donation — as little as $5 — helps us create more content that matters to you and your community, and to reach more people where they are – whether that’s radio, podcasts or online.
When you contribute directly to Marketplace, you become a partner in that mission: someone who understands that when we all get smarter, everybody wins.