Wednesday, December 11, 2013

NSA uses Google cookies to pinpoint targets for hacking [The Washington Post]

Interesting times
"For years, privacy advocates have raised concerns about the use of commercial tracking tools to identify and target consumers with advertisements. The online ad industry has said its practices are innocuous and benefit consumers by serving them ads that are more likely to be of interest to them.
The revelation that the NSA is piggybacking on these commercial technologies could shift that debate, handing privacy advocates a new argument for reining in commercial surveillance."
NSA uses Google cookies to pinpoint targets for hacking
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