Know who’s tracking your e-reading habits

The holiday shopping season is upon us, and once again e-book readers promise to be a very popular gift. Last year’s holiday season saw ownership of a dedicated e-reader device spike to nearly 1 in 5 Americans, and that number is poised to go even higher.

But if you’re in the market for an e-reader this year, or for e-books to read on one that you already own, you might want to know who’s keeping an eye on your searching, shopping, and reading habits.

This chart gives you an idea of who might be tracking you, or be capable of tracking you and sharing information with law enforcement.
eReading Privacy

Access the full chart and read the complete article here.

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2 Comments

  1. It’s a good heads up. People are often unaware that Google provides a lot of personal control of its tracking via the “Google Dashboard” permissions, in response to public and regulator concerns about its practices (and rightly assuming that most Google users will not use it.)

  2. ActionParsnip

    Who cares.

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