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FROM THE WEB: “Your Digital Trail, Private Company Access” – NPR All Tech Considered


Over at NPR’s All Tech Considered blog, there is an interesting article investigating the “digital trail” of a web user and which companies might have access to it.

Following the NSA scandal broken by the Guardian this year, the public have become much more aware, informed and sceptical about privacy in the digital world.

Here, G.W. Schulz from the Center for Investigative Reporting, and NPR’s Daniel Zwerdling look at the kind of information that can be pulled from a user’s answers on dating sites like OKCupid.

Read the article over at NPR here.

Simon Edmunds

Simon is the former editor of Global Dating Insights. Born in Newcastle, he has an English degree from Queen Mary, London and after working for the NHS, trained as a journalist with the Press Association. Passionate about music, journalism and Newcastle United.

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