Scrapers dig deep for data on the Web

Posted to Quicklinks  |  Tags: , ,  |  Nathan Yau

In their continuation of what online marketers know about you, the Wall Street Journal reports on groups scraping pages and services to reveal identities and link pseudonyms to real names. “Social networks are becoming the new public records.” My rule of thumb: if I put anything on the Web, I’m assuming it’s public.

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