firefox, trackers and ghostery

pete smout psmouty at
Wed Jul 17 16:26:16 UTC 2013

On 17/07/13 16:24, Bill Stanley wrote:
> On 07/17/2013 07:35 AM, Sajan Parikh wrote:
>> Let me clarify before people jump on me.  Yes, in many cases Google CAN
>> put a name and email on things if say you logged into he Shopping site
>> using your Google account.  Or Facebook would know if you logged in via
>> Facebook, however...if you're using those
>> companies to authorize really can't be allowed to complain
>> that they know.
>> Or perhaps you have a Google+ profile and have filled out your Twitter
>> handle there, and then you login elsewhere using Twitter...if you're
>> doing things like this, you're not allowed to complain.
>> Sajan Parikh
>> /Owner, Noppix LLC/
> WS=> Actually, there could be much more ways of getting your name, phone
> number and home address from on line phone directories.  You see, your
> cell phone carrier is also looking for ways to make a few more dollars.
>  Some might make this data available.  Google analytics gets this data
> and VOILA! much of your personal identity is known online.  Its not just
> big-brother (government) that we have to think about.  Little-brother
> (business) is also a concern.  When you get the two working together,
> it's fascism (look in the dictionary for the definition).  We already
> are well alog that path and maybe it's time to stop.
> Bill Stanley
Oh dear someone is *almost* as paranoid as me!! Good to know I'm not
alone in my paranoia! Or perhaps I read too many *fictional* books


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