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Level 44: Clearly Talented
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Registered: ‎18-09-2012

Intriguing use of our data

http://m.slashdot.org/story/186017

Not O2 thankfully(yet) however I would be far from impressed should this happen to me. Nothing is "anonymous" data.
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Anonymous
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Re: Intriguing use of our data

Big Brother scenario raises its ugly head !!
Level 44: Clearly Talented
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Re: Intriguing use of our data

Agreed. Marketing is bad enough but now thisSmiley Sad
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Anonymous
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Re: Intriguing use of our data

Their was something recenty with Apple and they way that Siri retains information !

 

 

http://www.techtree.com/content/news/3521/apple-retains-siri-data-2-years.html#.UZD0hZUTs4Y

Anonymous
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Re: Intriguing use of our data

When I clicked on the slashdot.org link the following were blocked :

Doublclick

Google AdWords Conversion

Google Analytics

Janrain

ScoreCard Research Beacon

If you use the currently available technology then you must expect a certain level of personal data exchange whatever legislation is passed.
Level 44: Clearly Talented
Posts: 5,942
Registered: ‎18-09-2012

Re: Intriguing use of our data

Certain level yes I agree its inevitable but if the report is to be believed then its "everything but the kitchen sink" being sold. (Sorry to paraphrase)


Sorry about the link I hadn't realised there were so many trackers.

Here's the links to stories;

EE denies;

http://m.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/2267514/27-million-ee-mobile-phone-user-profiles-offered-to-p...

The data summery;

http://www.pcpro.co.uk/news/381766/ee-data-being-sold-to-track-customers

And the genralised one;

http://www.information-age.com/technology/mobile-and-networking/123457043/ee-and-ipsos-mori-face-pri...

Sorry I can't edit the orginal post due to the new time restrictions.

If any mods fancy doing this for me?Smiley Happy

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Anonymous
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Re: Intriguing use of our data

I'm sorry but if the Government wants to spy on my mobile phone useage they can sod right off.

 

And no, I don't have anything to hide, I just object to this "Big Brother" thing they've got going.

 

Level 44: Clearly Talented
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Registered: ‎18-09-2012

Re: Intriguing use of our data

I don't have anything to hide but I would like a certain amount of privacy on such an item.

I'm all for suspects waiving their rights to privacy. Somtimes its unwarranted yes but I'd much prefere to have my privacy violated for a while in order to protect England as it is. If I'm a suspect that is! Not on the off chance I may do somthing with no reasonable reason to suspect me of doing such.

(Does that make sense?:/)
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Anonymous
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Re: Intriguing use of our data

Just received a email from  email@abaresearch.cccampaigns.com

They claim to be doing a survey on behalf of O2, this must be true because the first question is to confirm 077xxxxxxx is my correct phone number.

What on earth are O2 doing giving my email address and phone number  to a third party. Smiley Mad

Level 44: Clearly Talented
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Re: Intriguing use of our data

Unfortunately that one is in the T&Cs Smiley Sad however I'm not sure if the third party are then legally bound to not further sell on our data. (I suspect notSmiley Sad)
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