Items tagged with Reclaim Your Name

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...