Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Your Digital Trail: Private Company Access

As the second story in a four-part series examining one's digital trail and who potentially has access to it, NPR broadcast this episode of All Things Considered on October 1st.

Though news reports have focused on the National Security Administration's efforts to monitor people's phone calls and online activities, private companies are also tracking what we are doing, nearly everywhere we leave a digital footprint.

This story looks at how data-tracking companies are monitoring online behavior.