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107: Being Tracked with Brett Gaylor

October 19, 2015 at 1:45PM • 1 hour 27 minutes • Wiki Entry

We've all known for many years that the websites we use keep track of who we are and what we are doing. Lately though, it seems like things have gotten out of control. Surveillance has gotten quite sophisticated and intrusive, and we've become more aware of what exactly we are giving up in exchange for being online. Is this a problem? How bad is it? What can we do?

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