Study: Online privacy fears growing

    Date11 Jul 2000
    CategoryPrivacy
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Public alarm about online privacy is growing nearly as fast as the Internet, according to a new paper published by the Internet Policy Institute. People who surf the Web offer up information about themselves as they go, sometimes voluntarily and sometimes . . . Public alarm about online privacy is growing nearly as fast as the Internet, according to a new paper published by the Internet Policy Institute. People who surf the Web offer up information about themselves as they go, sometimes voluntarily and sometimes without even knowing it. That personal information is then compiled, bought and sold, the authors of the report, lawyers Ellen Alderman and Caroline Kennedy, say in the paper entitled "The Internet, Consumers and Privacy."
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