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WORLD HOT SPOTS => Media Watch => Topic started by: leslie on June 01, 2009, 10:07:24 AM

Title: Prying Eyes On The Web
Post by: leslie on June 01, 2009, 10:07:24 AM

Flying under the radar of the Google-Microsoft rivalry in the high-stakes search industry is a new gang of sites that build deep dossiers on your secrets -- and those of your pals -- just from your keyboard strokes.

The launch of Microsoft's Bing on Wednesday is putting the spotlight on some of the darker corners of the search industry, including sites that online experts say act like privacy pirates on the prowl for users' secrets.

Under the guise of "marketing research," these new search engines feed on social and people networks -- as well as contents of your e-mail address books -- to collect data ranging from favorite foods to photos with old flames.

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Title: Re: Prying Eyes On The Web
Post by: Roots Brasil on November 18, 2009, 11:31:53 PM
Well lets be careful spreading our beloved rasta culture on internet ...

We cant let it go into the wrong hands ....