Manage episode 204712232 series 1378229
How much does your grocer know about you, or your travel agent, or your taxi driver? If you’re buying and booking online, it could be a lot more than you think. In this month’s podcast, we look at the impact of ecommerce on our data privacy. Buying preferences, personal profile, it can all be analyzed to second-guess what you want to purchase next. Or, as in the current Facebook data sharing scandal, for figuring out how you plan to vote in the next election. We also bring you another highly select news roundup with fingerprint faking (look out, Aadhaar!) and ransomware for robots (a new twist on ransomware robbery).