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Location Tracking and Privacy Violation

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1. Describe two tools that people can use to protect their privacy on the web. Give one useful application of location tracking.
2. A company that supplies filtering software to school (to block access by children to websites with violence and pornography) sold statistical data about the web sites visited by school children. The data didn't identify the children or individual schools. Was this a privacy violation?

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1. Describe two tools that people can use to protect their privacy on the web. Give one useful application of location tracking.
a. Anonymizer is one of the best known and older products. (anonymizer.com)
i. Allows you to surf anonymously and offers email and net access.
b. Crowds
i. Uses a virtual 'crowd' of ...

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Location tracking and privacy violations are examined.

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