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Report: HealthCare.gov offers medical information to "dozens" of data brokers

The insurance marketplace established by the Affordable Care Act leaves its visitors’ personal information available to numerous data collection agencies, the Associated Press reports, adding yet another tally mark against the infamously troubled website. 260 more words

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Privacy and Mass Surveillance Follow-Up Posts. (#2)

Privacy Is a Right (not a ‘choice’).

Surveillance Whistleblower Driven Out of Government.

Luke. There Is One Other.

Under a Military Occupation……

iBeacons: buddhist hell/to hear the constant whisper of your desires. 60 more words

Ghosts in the Machine


Last week I wrote about why I preferred to be out of the social media loop (OOTL). My reasons had to do with the way social media works today. 370 more words

Books For The Internet Age

Data Brokers Know Your Income, Politics, And Much More

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DALLAS (CBS 11 I-Team) — From how much you make to your bad habits, what you might consider private personal information is being collected and sold by data brokers. 394 more words

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The Creepy Reality of Data Brokering

“Onboarding” or, tracking people using their real names, bridging the gap across devices and offline tracking have become popular trends among data brokers and advertisers. These companies collect as much information as possible about a consumer and share it with marketers to allow for more targeted advertisements during a person’s online activities. 827 more words

Centering Data is Amazon's "secret sauce," espoused by Jeff Bezos (RBDR 9/17/ 2014)

Sponsored by Nuance, offering multi-language verbatim coding services to help companies quantify the meaning of open-ended answers. Nuance, a Decision Analyst company.

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Consumer group asks FTC to investigate tech firms and data brokers over Safe Harbor violations

The Center for Digital Democracy (CDD), a U.S. group campaigning for digital consumer rights, has asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate 30 companies for non-compliance with the Safe Harbor agreement between the U.S. 552 more words