[News] [SOT] BT Under Police Probe After Breaking Privacy Laws

[News] [SOT] BT Under Police Probe After Breaking Privacy Laws

Post by Roy Schest » Sun, 07 Sep 2008 20:17:50


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Police quiz BT on secret Phorm trials

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| City of London police questioned BT earlier this week as part of a probe into
| the covert wiretapping and profiling of the internet use of tens of thousands
| of BT customers during tests of Phorm's adware system.
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The Whorm Worm is worse than any other spyware. It can't be bypassed even with
Free software.


Recent:

Phorm secretly tracked Americans too

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| of British Telecom customers as part of its grand scheme to target online ads
| from inside the world's ISPs, it was "operating a number of public commercial
| services" on various stateside networks.
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Spy fear over e-mail check plan

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| Plans to give local councils and other public bodies the power to monitor
| e-mail and internet traffic have been branded a "snoopers' charter".
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| The government wants to make it mandatory for phone and internet companies to
| store all information on personal web use for 12 months.
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Home Office questioned over Phorm

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| Critics have asked why the Home Office has not intervened over secret Phorm
| trials BT conducted in 2006 and 2007.
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The EU has asked the UK government to clarify the situation.


Bad Phorm: EU demands UK Government response on intrusive web ad tracking
technology

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| Controversial behavi *** advertising targeting outfit Phorm, whose Webwise ad
| technology monitors user browsing habits to serve appropriate advertising
| messages, might have dragged the UK Government into a slugfest with the
| European Union over a possible breach of strict Euro data laws...
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Controversial Ad Network Caught Editing Wikipedia

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| Phorm has been beset by controversy for years over its business model and
| quietly-run trials on British Telecom's (BT) broadband service.
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