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Should web firms use profiling software like Phorm?
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Big websites urged to avoid Phorm
Seven of the UK's biggest web firms have been urged to opt out of a controversial ad-serving system.

Phorm - aka Webwise - profiles users' browsing habits and serves up adverts based on which sites they visit.

In an open letter, the...
vancam
Mar 23, 2009
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brivapor
Mar 23, 2009
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I thought that all web sites used this type of technology. Every site I go to I see advertisement that I can tell has been tailored to what I have been doing as of late on the web

face it, every step you take every breath you take they are watching you

 
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thoughtprocess
Mar 23, 2009
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Yeah there are some realities people better start coming to grips with about privacy on the internet. Mainly, that there is no privacy! I try and be very careful about what I reveal about myself on the internet because everything can be tracked, recorded and sold to information collecting companies. Medical issues, credit card or other financial info, and identity related stuff. Beware!

 


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