Saturday, November 24, 2012
Yes, Companies Are Harvesting – and Selling – Your Facebook Profile
Your online personal information and Internet habits are being collected and sold – possibly for more than $1,000 a year. Brandon Ballenger's article on MoneyTalkSNews.com on 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.
Read more here http://www.moneytalksnews.com/2012/11/14/how-to-stop-companies-from-collecting-and-selling-your-facebook-info/