When Companies Spy on You
Corporate Data Mining and Big Business
Spying, Surveillance, and Privacy in the 21st Century
Reading Level: 8
Interest Level: 7-12
Businesses used to contact buyers by placing advertisements in newspapers, magazines, and on television and radio. Now they monitor your online shopping and product browsing habits. This book looks as the ways businesses spy on patrons, examines the reasons the marketplace has changed, argues the pros and cons of keeping tabs on cyber shoppers, and outlines the advantages corporate mining gives to larger companies.