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  •  Yes, a poor cite. You grant the cellphone (1+ / 0-)
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    and computer capabilities, but see this comment for the better cites on the TV/cable box facts.

    Actual Democrats is the surest, quickest, route to More Democrats

    by Jim P on Sat Jul 13, 2013 at 01:16:13 PM PDT

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    •  Washington Times a bit iffy too (0+ / 0-)

      But they are sourcing back to an AdWeek piece.
      And neither suggests this has anything to do with government surveillance. This is about

      analyze viewing behavior and serve up targeted ads.
      Quit worrying about the NSA and FBI, and start thinking about these guys:
      Their files record where you live and who else lives there, your phone numbers, often including cell, general financial situation and interests. Your file might include race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, education, political affiliation and occupation. They might list what credit cards you use, as well as some health topics of interest to you such as diabetes or arthritis.
      The company has information on nearly one billion online users and matches 90 percent of all U.S. social profiles, CEO Scott Howe told investors last month. “We have made significant progress establishing and collecting broader and deeper data sets than any company in the world,” he said.
      Acxiom works directly with 47 of the Fortune 100 companies and deals with a staggering amount of information, nearly 11 trillion record updates a year, according to company documents. Staving off regulation that could hurt its business is a key reason for embracing more openness.  Of recent, it has faced questions from Congressional committees, and in December the Federal Trade Commission asked Acxiom and other data brokers including Corelogic, Datalogix and Intelius to provide details on how they use and gather data.

      “Texas is a so-called red state, but you’ve got 10 million Democrats here in Texas. And …, there are a whole lot of people here in Texas who need us, and who need us to fight for them.” President Obama

      by Catte Nappe on Sat Jul 13, 2013 at 02:28:46 PM PDT

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