Video cameras on city streets are only the most visible way your movements can be tracked.
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It’s increasingly difficult to move about – both in the physical world and online – without being tracked.
Cookie notifications become a ubiquitous aspect of online life.
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Cookie notifications remind people that they are being tracked, which affects how people behave online.
It takes the biscuit.
The laws about cookies are fairly clear in EU and UK, but many big companies are breaking them anyway.
Google’s shift to ‘profiling’ is being billed as a privacy boon – but it’s also a strategic pivot.
Go ahead Santa, take a cookie without guilt.
Most Americans underestimate how many calories nutritionists recommend they consume each day, which means maybe you can probably have one more treat without feeling guilty.
Price discrimination is when a seller charges you what you’re willing to pay.
If you check a website multiple times for a flight on a specific date, the seller might assume this is the only date you’re interested in and increase the price on offer.
Baking offers some interesting insights into the state of the modern world.
You might not be getting a great deal….
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People have a mental model of shopping that is based on experiences from brick-and-mortar stores. We intuitively understand how this process works: all available products are displayed around the store…