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.
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.
The caucus, made up of both Democrats and Republicans, has requested information from companies that collect, analyze, and sell consumer information.
Online data brokers can make you feel naked in front of the world. Brian Cooley shows you how to opt out of their dossier on you - for now.
Here are some examples of how you opt out from sites that harvest and collect your personal information.
Structured like an app store, new site presents itself as a lesson plan marketplace for everything from fitness to language learning. Note to founders: you've got your work cut out for you in keeping the scam artists out.
Still trying to find new business ventures that will help it regain its lost glory, Yahoo announces it will launch a product to aggregate the Groupons of the world.
Google TV could be the solution to a problem that has eluded tech geniuses for years: how to marry the PC and the TV. Win or lose, it says much about Google's clout outside of search.
Some analysts say VeriSign's Secure Sockets Layer business is a nice fit for Symantec, but others question how smart it is for the security company to get into the commoditized SSL certificate market.
Stock community site Cake Financial continues to tweak its recommendation products, and will launch its first financial instrument in 2009.