Other

The “other” stuff that tracks you vary. From companies buying and selling your credit card data to people using spyware to monitor your private data.

In some cases it’s clearly a violation of the law, but surprisingly often it’s not.

So, who’s watching you and how?

Your computer

Apparently Lenovo’s been caught red-handed pre-installing an AdWare called Superfish on their computers before shipping them off to customers[1. Read More >>


Your school

A couple of years ago, the story broke about the Gates Foundation giving a grant to some very interesting research...

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Your eBook

There are some 40 million e-readers and 65 million tablets in use in the U.S., according to analysts at Forrester...

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Your parents

I know what you think, this is going to be a rant about helicopter parenting, but you know what? Helicopter...

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Your hospital

Information on consumer spending can provide a more complete picture than the glimpse doctors get during an office visit or...

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(don’t worry, the list will grow)