"Defending your privacy – our #privacy – is a civic duty," argues Carissa Véliz.
"When we tell companies about ourselves, we give away details about others, too.”
A switch has silently been flipped in millions of instances of #Google #Chrome: those browsers will begin sorting their users into groups based on behavior, then sharing group labels with third-party trackers and advertisers around the #web.
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«On the surface it seems like such a platform would be bad for business, lowering the number of users who can view #ads. #Facebook says the app wouldn’t be about its bottom line. In reality, such an app could make its ad-targeting ability across its platforms even better.»
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