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Death of Privacy: 'Your cell phone Big Brother's best friend'

Personal data being gathered on the worldwide web means bigger profits for the private sector and is also being... Personal data being gathered on the worldwide web means bigger profits for the private sector and is also being shared with the police, argues Steve Rambam, founder and CEO of Pallorium Inc., an international online investigative service. ­At a time when electronic gadgets and hi-tech innovations dominate our lives, violating privacy and mining people's personal data is easier than ever. The damage that this 24-hour surveillance could do to society and its freedoms is overwhelming. More
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Google guilty of violating user's privacy?

Companies have grown progressively better at getting to know their customers in more ways than one. Anyone with a... 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. More
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Your FaceBook Likes Reveal Everything

Every time you like something on Facebook, you are sending data about yourself out into the internet world. Now,... Every time you like something on Facebook, you are sending data about yourself out into the internet world. Now, researchers and advertisers alike are using this data to predict more specific things about you. Laci Green reports on the good and the bad implications of this data mining. More
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