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Online advertising firm Epic Marketplace is accused by the FTC of spying on Internet users' browsing histories.

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Online advertising firm Epic Marketplace is accused by the FTC of spying on Internet users' browsing histories.

How Online Marketer Peered Into People’s Health Histories

There are few things as creepy in online marketing as digging into someone’s health history, without their knowledge, to advertise to them. Yet that’s precisely what New York-based Epic Marketplace is accused of doing. According to the online advertising company’s...

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Advertisers are poised to plunge deeper into face-based marketing, which raises a host of security and privacy issues, the FTC said.

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Advertisers are poised to plunge deeper into face-based marketing, which raises a host of security and privacy issues, the FTC said.

Don’t Show Your Face: FTC Warns of Advertisers’ Use of Recognition Tech

The eyes may be the window to the soul, but the whole face could be a path to your pocketbook, if advertisers have their way. The Federal Trade Commission said on Monday that advertisers are using facial recognition technology to...

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