Category Archives: Privacy

Microsoft’s new “Behavioral Targeting”

Microsoft is increasing personalizing ads given to it’s users. Microsoft says privacy is kept intact, and advertisers using Microsoft’s new Adcenter Pay-Per-Click(PPC) service are indeed seeing higher click-through rates(CTR). So, what’s the problem? It sounds like a win-win, and behavioral targeting will certainly be seen with increasing emphasis at Google AdWords, Yahoo Search Marketing and […]

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Electronic Voting Machines: More troubles

In Maryland, the electronic voting machines were inoperable when polling places opened. It was human error, though: Plastic wallet sized cards needed ro operate the machines were forgotten and a scramble ensued. By the end of the day, election workers had voters casting on scraps of paper, sealed inside envelopes purchased at the local pharmacy. […]

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