TITLE

Your secrets aren't sacred

AUTHOR(S)
OReilly, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/29/99, Vol. 160 Issue 13, p1859
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on databases and the lack of privacy on the Internet. Personal information being collected about Internet users by Web servers and Web site `cookies'; How the information can be sold to direct marketers; E-mail-based discussion groups archiving lists of participants; Contact point for ordering credit reports; The www.terraserver.com, a Web-based user's guide of satellite images of cities and towns around the world.
ACCESSION #
1990169

 

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