Techdirt Podcast Episode 233: Your Secret Consumer Score

from the shhhh dept

When Kashmir Hill last joined us on the podcast, it was to discuss her experiment with cutting big tech companies out of her life. This week she's back to discuss something even harder to escape, and subject of her recent article in the New York Times: the low-profile companies that track consumers and assign them secret scores, and the disturbing amount of power they wield.

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Filed Under: kashmir hill, podcast, privacy, surveillance


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