Saturday, November 24, 2012

Yes, Companies Are Harvesting – and Selling – Your Facebook Profile

How to Stop Companies From Collecting and Selling Your Facebook Info

Your online personal information and Internet habits are being collected and sold – possibly for more than $1,000 a year.  Nov 14, 2012 offers a simple way to guard your privacy.

In July, Congress asked nine data brokerage firms – including credit reporting agencies – what consumer information they collect, how they do it, and whether they sell it to third parties. On Nov. 8, it released those companies’ responses. 

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