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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

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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

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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

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How To: Take back your privacy from the data brokers

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.

By February 25, 2011

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How to: Take back your privacy from data brokers

Here are some examples of how you opt out from sites that harvest and collect your personal information.

By February 19, 2011

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New site Fitango brokers self-improvement plans

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.

By December 10, 2010

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Yahoo sees itself as daily-deals power broker

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.

By November 16, 2010

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Google: A new consumer electronics power broker

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.

By May 20, 2010

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Can VeriSign deal make Symantec the Web's identity broker?

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.

By May 19, 2010

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The 404 1,506: Where we're now accepting Bitcoin donations (podcast)

Wrapping up the winners and losers of E3 2014, bands accepting Bitcoin as currency, and trying to explain how apartment brokers somehow survived the Internet.

By June 16, 2014