Who’s got Phorm?

Posted by Tim Ireland at March 3, 2008

Category: Consume!

This entry was posted on
Monday, March 3rd, 2008
12:23 pm and is filed
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The Register – How Phorm plans to tap your internet connection: Internal BT documents obtained by The Register for the first time provide solid technical information on how data from millions of BT, Virgin Media and Carphone Warehouse customers will be pumped into a new advertising system.

El Reg promises more on this story; in the meantime, Political Penguin digs in here and here.

See also:
Guardian – You might call it “resistance”: 95% say they’ll opt out of ISP’s data-sharing deal
BadPhorm – When good ISPs go bad!

1 Comment

  1. Bartholomew says

    I always think it's fishy the way the ads on Googlemail sometimes reflect the contents of my messages…

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