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The nine companies that know more about you than Google or Facebook

You probably assume Google and Facebook know everything about you. You may not have heard of a group of companies who possibly know even more. They’re called data brokers, and their business is collecting and selling personal data—typically without your kn...

Brokers use ‘billions’ of data points to profile Americans

Are you a financially strapped working mother who smokes? A Jewish retiree with a fondness for Caribbean cruises? Or a Spanish-speaking professional with allergies, a dog and a collection of Elvis memorabilia? All this information and much, much more is being ...

Did you know you use government collected data too?

Don’t be so negative about data collection; knowingly or unknowingly, legal or not. You, yes y...

Is your data safe in evernote?

In the last few months, Evernote has become my digital filing cabinet. It has enabled me to go compl...