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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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Morgan Stanley embraces social media, lets advisers tweet

While still adhering to strict regulatory rules, the brokerage firm loosens its rules on what employees can say on Twitter.

By July 1, 2014

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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

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

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

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Three free privacy add-ons for Firefox and Chrome

AVG PrivacyFix, Bitdefender TrafficLight, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Privacy Badger identify and block ad networks and other entities that track your Web activities.

By May 20, 2014

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When a machine threatens to cut off your health insurance

How much do humans supervise the machines that participate in customer service? One person's experience with Blue Shield of California suggests: "Not much at all."

By April 13, 2014

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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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Hackers crack major data firms, sell info to ID thieves, says report

An illegal, hacker-helmed identity-theft service called SSNDOB -- as in Social Security Number and date of birth -- compromises servers at several major US data brokers, according to a report.

By September 25, 2013

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Rights group alleges worker abuse at Apple partner Pegatron

Apple hardware manufacturer accused of safety violations, poor living conditions, and withholding of worker identification cards, according to the Wall Street Journal.

By July 28, 2013