Fonte: NY Times
A running list of some of the best writing on the intersection of technology and privacy.
“How Companies Learn Your Secrets,” Charles Duhigg, The New York Times Magazine — The story of how Target learned that a teenager was pregnant before her parents did, reporting in great detail about how retailers collect data about their customers.
“Los Angeles Accuses Weather Channel App of Covertly Mining User Data,” Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, Natasha Singer, The New York Times — A report on how the Weather Channel app used tracking data not just for local forecasts but also for commercial purposes.
“How Facebook Figures Out Everyone You’ve Ever Met,” Kashmir Hill, Gizmodo — A look at the ways Facebook uses contact information harvested from phone address books to make inferences about users’ social graphs.
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