Tag: phorm

BT and Phorm escape prosecution 
By Maggie Holland | Apr 12, 2011 | Comment Now 
Crown prosecutors let partners off the hook.
 
BT scraps plans to use Phorm 
By Dan Raywood | Jul 7, 2009 | Comment Now 
BT has scrapped plans to use the Phorm Webwise system that tracks the internet habits of its customers.
 
Blocking Phorm won't stop it, warns privacy group 
By Rosalie Marshall | Apr 28, 2009 | Comment Now 
A data protection group has warned that opting out of Phorm will not prevent the technology from processing data that users enter through web site search portals.
 
Blocking Phorm won't stop it, warns privacy group 
By Rosalie Marshall | Apr 28, 2009 | Comment Now 
A data protection group has warned that opting out of Phorm will not prevent the technology from processing data that users enter through web site search portals.
 
Wikimedia latest to shun Phorm 
By Shaun Nichols | Apr 20, 2009 | Comment Now 
The Wikimedia Foundation has become the latest group to exclude the controversial Phorm advertising platform.
 
Amazon says no to Phorm ad system 
By David Neal | Apr 16, 2009 | Comment Now 
Amazon has stated that it will not participate in trials of the Phorm advertising system, after a privacy group called for retailers to opt out.
 
EC takes UK and Phorm to task over privacy 
By Brett Winterford | Apr 15, 2009 | Comment Now 
The European Commission has sent an infringement notice to the United Kingdom Government over privacy oversights related to the use of Internet snooping technology from ...
 
Tech giants asked to opt out of Phorm 
By Rosalie Marshall | Mar 25, 2009 | Comment Now 
The Open Rights Group has asked seven major technology firms to opt out of BT's Phorm in order to protect web users' privacy.
 
Internet privacy advocate warns against poor Phorm 
By Stewart Meagher | Mar 24, 2009 | Comment Now 
Internet privacy campaigners have written to the world's top internet companies urging them to steer clear of behavioural targeting software vendor Phorm, which they see as ...
 
Security expert: BT should be prosecuted over its use of Phorm 
By Richard Thurston | Jun 10, 2008 | Comment Now 
Cambridge University security researcher Dr Richard Clayton argues that BT should be prosecuted because it monitored internet users' websurfing habits without their permission, ...
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Your bank
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Your insurance company
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A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
  7%
 
Your telco, ISP or utility
  8%
 
A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  2%
 
A Federal Government agency (ATO, Centrelink etc)
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