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Data Online Tracking

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S: By:Madison Clemmer

FC: Who has your data By: Madison Clemmer

1: Did you know that every time you get on the Internet, you are being tracked? Companies track your information so they can advertise to get money. Just like these birds, companies follow what you do on line. They look at your demographic. Demographic is common categories of the population like your age, gender and race.

2: This is a photo of a flock of birds. http://www.flickr.com/photos/rust_art/3623598810/lightbox/ Date: June 13, 2009

3: There are ways to limiting the collection of data. The first way to limit the collection of data is to not market on line. Marketing on line is where you shop on line. This is an example of a cigarette ad. For example if you were shopping on line for things like this. Then pop ups and ads will start showing up with famous brands of something.

4: This is a photo of a smoking ad. http://www.flickr.com/photos/us_army_rolling_along/4276772342/lightbox/ Date: April, 11 2006

5: Disable cookies. Cookies are data files that store in the computer when you visit certain cites. If you disable cookies, then they can't track you. To disable cookies, go to settings on the web page.

6: This is a photo of a chocolate chip cookie. http://www.flickr.com/photos/trazomfreak/4533207354/lightbox/ Date:April 8,

7: Make sure your computer is protected by anti virus. An anti virus is helps keep you from getting viruses. Anti virus is like a shield

8: This is a picture of an army with shields. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lifes__too_short__to__drink__cheap__wine/440654837/lightbox/ Date:March 9, 2007

9: Don't click on pop up ads or any other type of ads if necessary. This will help prevent viruses and scams.

10: This is a photo of a man named Billy Mays. http://www.flickr.com/photos/bluepaper/5524510283/lightbox/ Date: March 13, 2011

11: Always read policies before agreeing to them. This will help you because you will see what might happen or what is involved with signing up for a particular website.

12: This is a photo of a ink pen. http://www.flickr.com/photos/larimdame/65917688/lightbox/ Date: November 25, 2005

13: Don't join mailing lists unless you absolutely have to. Undescribe if you start getting a lot of emails.

14: This is a photo of a girl and two younger kids. http://www.flickr.com/photos/x-ray_delta_one/3935087159/lightbox/ Date: September 19, 2009

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  • Title: Data Online Tracking
  • This is about who has your data and how much of it they have
  • Tags: maddyclemmer@gmail.com
  • Published: over 5 years ago