Items tagged with Data Brokerages

It’s no secret that companies collect information about you and sell it for advertising purposes. What is secret is the data that has been collected – you generally can’t see what data brokerages have on you, which means you don’t have a chance to pull data that you don’t want them to share. You also don’t have the option to correct mistakes. A member of the FTC is proposing an initiate that will help you get a look at what these companies know about you: the good, the bad, and the just plain wrong. Image credit: Icanhazcheeseburger.com FTC Commissioner Julie Brill announced the “Reclaim Your Name” proposal at the 23rd Computers Freedom and Privacy... Read more...