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The Washington Post | 07.31.15

It’s incredibly difficult to stop the Internet from knowing you’re pregnant

Janet Vertesi

D&S affiliate Janet Vertesi was quoted in this Washington Post piece discussing how difficult it is to stop targeted ads from knowing about your personal life.

“Those kinds of activities, when taken in the aggregate […] are exactly the kinds of things that could tag you as likely engaging in criminal activity,” [Vertesi] said during a panel at the Theorizing the Web Summit in April of 2014.

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