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Re: Physical data aggregated for the Web

From: Aleecia M. McDonald <aleecia@aleecia.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2011 09:58:24 -0700
Message-Id: <2638F1A5-A212-402D-8663-988CE5E97505@aleecia.com>
To: "public-privacy@w3.org" <public-privacy@w3.org>
Apropos to Rigo's reply, US Banks and Facebook Like: 
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204618704576645382340454052.html

     Aleecia 

On Oct 25, 2011, at 6:42 AM, Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org> wrote:

> In the US they can, in the EU this would violate the purpose limitation. But I 
> wonder about the bank secret here (If there is any of that left)
> 
> Rigo
> 
> On Tuesday 25 October 2011 06:33:25 Karl Dubost wrote:
>> "sweet". cough.
>> 
>> 
>>    Using Credit Cards to Target Web Ads
>> 
>>    The two largest credit-card networks, Visa Inc. and
>>    MasterCard Inc., are pushing into a new business: using
>>    what they know about people's credit-card purchases for
>>    targeting them with ads online.
>> 
>>    Their plans, if implemented, would represent not only a
>>    technological feat—tying people's Internet lives with
>>    shopping activities—but also an erosion of the idea of
>>    anonymity on the Web. It's an effort by the two
>>    companies to profit by selling access to the insights
>>    they gather about people with every credit-card
>>    transaction.
>>    —
>> http://online.wsj.com/article_email/SB1000142405297020400230457662703065133
>> 9352-lMyQjAxMTAxMDIwNDEyNDQyWj.html
> 
> 
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