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Data broker Acxiom to reveal what it knows about you

Acxiom, the company that tracks everything from your income to your politics, plans to introduce a service that will reveal what it knows about you, according to a new report.

By April 10, 2013


Find out (some of) what one big data broker knows about you

Leading data broker Acxiom's free AboutTheData.com service offers a glimpse of the ad-targeting information the company has collected about you. But opting out of targeted ads may not be so simple.

By September 14, 2013


Facebook boosts ad targeting with partner categories

With 500 unique categories, such as cereal buyers and frozen food buyers, the social network creates more ways for advertisers and agencies to specifically target users' online buying habits.

By April 10, 2013


Facebook gives advertisers more opportunities to target users

The social network is opening up its custom ad tool to third-party ad managers, which means more companies can use Facebook to reach already existing customers.

By February 27, 2013


Congressional Privacy Caucus takes aim at data brokers

The caucus, made up of both Democrats and Republicans, has requested information from companies that collect, analyze, and sell consumer information.

By July 25, 2012


Acxiom gets personal with authentication

New service uses little-known details about your life to authenticate you online. Biographical "facts" are a stronger deterrent to fraud, Acxiom says.

By May 28, 2008


Ad firm ChoiceStream lures ex-Yahoo execs

Online-advertising firm woos Cheryl Kellond from Yahoo and Darin Hicks from Acxiom, and names former Yahoo Chief Data Officer Usama Fayyad to its board.

By February 3, 2009


Social engineering cracked Palin's e-mail account

Criminal hackers exploited known weaknesses in the password recovery feature to gain access.

By September 18, 2008


House panel slaps limits on sale of Social Security numbers

Panel approves a bill that backers say will help fix the problem of Social Security number misuse and identity theft. But it has a long and uphill battle to go before it becomes law.

By July 18, 2007


House proposal would imprison SSN fraudsters

A sweeping new proposal scheduled for a preliminary vote Wednesday contains criminal penalties for unauthorized sales and fraudulent uses of Social Security numbers, but are there too many exceptions?

By July 17, 2007