Saturday, July 07, 2012

Google guilty of violating user's privacy?

Jul 7, 2012
Companies have grown progressively better at getting to know their customers in more ways than one. Anyone with a smart phone, laptop, or bank account has had their privacy invaded in some form or another. With the practice of data mining, companies have been able to target ads to certain audience, but one computer scientist uncovered one of the biggest privacy scandals in the past year. He found that Google was planting tracking codes in the users iPhone's web browser. Jonathan Mayer, a fellow at Stanford Center for Internet and Society, joins us with more on what he found Google doing.


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