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On the Web, Children Face Intensive Tracking

September 19th, 2010 09:17 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

theodp writes “In the latest installment of their online privacy investigation, the Wall Street Journal reports that children face intensive tracking on the web, finding that that popular children’s websites install more tracking technologies on personal computers than do the top websites aimed at adults. In an analysis of 50 sites popular with U.S. teens and children, the WSJ found that Google — whose execs recently lectured parents on online child safety — placed the most tracking files overall.”

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