reader privacy

Amazon sez: All your reading habits are belong to us

By Paul St John Mackintosh
July 11, 2014 // 4 Comments

The recent Wall Street Journal article on “The Summer’s Most Unread Books” attracted a little comment in passing on how easy it is for Amazon to probe deep into people’s personal reading habits. Courtesy of the Kindle “Popular Highlights” feature, WSJ‘s [...]

Reader Privacy Under Threat in the Digital Age

By Joanna Cabot
September 2, 2012 // 12 Comments

There was an interesting overview of reader privacy issues in this week’s Guardian. I wonder if most e-book readers have given any thought to the issue. I bet it hasn’t even crossed their minds that the customer profile Amazon or Kobo or Sony might have on them—detailing what [...]

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