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Peter Maass / ProPublica:
How a Lone Grad Student Scooped the Government and What It Means for Your Online Privacy   —  June 28: This story has been corrected.  —  This story was co-published with Wired.  —  Jonathan Mayer had a hunch.  —  A gifted computer scientist, Mayer suspected that online advertisers might …
Jul 1, 2012, 6:05 PMIn context
Megha Rajagopalan / ProPublica:
Cellphone Companies Will Share Your Location Data - Just Not With You   —  Cellphone companies hold onto your location information for years and routinely provide it to police and, in anonymized form, to outside companies.  As they note in their privacy policies, Verizon, Sprint, AT&T …
Jun 30, 2012, 4:35 PMIn context
Lois Beckett / ProPublica:
How Microsoft and Yahoo Are Selling Politicians Access to You   —  Microsoft and Yahoo are selling political campaigns the ability to target voters online with tailored ads using names, Zip codes and other registration information that users provide when they sign up for free email and other services.
Jun 12, 2012, 7:00 AMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Using intelligence to advance security from the edge to the cloud  —  Microsoft unveils new services to better harden not only our intelligent cloud but also the billions of connected devices that live on its edge.
eero:
eero: your first line of defense against security breaches.  —  Thanks to our automatic and regular software updates as well as a number of other security measures built into our devices and software …
Mozilla:
Facebook Container Extension: Take control of how you're being tracked  —  Our Multi-Account Containers extension has been a game changer for many users, letting them manage various parts of their online life without intermingling their accounts.
Zoho:
Announcing Zoho Mail Desktop Lite Client  —  Get the best of both worlds.  —  There are times when you can't afford distractions while communicating over email.  This is especially true in the case of business emails …