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From: Richard M. Stallman
Subject: www/philosophy proprietary-surveillance.html
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2013 14:10:53 +0000

CVSROOT:        /web/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Richard M. Stallman <rms>       13/06/12 14:10:53

Modified files:
        philosophy     : proprietary-surveillance.html 

Log message:
        Correct discussion of prevalence of third-party cookies.
        State that US requires new cell phones to have GPS.

CVSWeb URLs:
http://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewcvs/www/philosophy/proprietary-surveillance.html?cvsroot=www&r1=1.7&r2=1.8

Patches:
Index: proprietary-surveillance.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /web/www/www/philosophy/proprietary-surveillance.html,v
retrieving revision 1.7
retrieving revision 1.8
diff -u -b -r1.7 -r1.8
--- proprietary-surveillance.html       10 Mar 2013 06:17:32 -0000      1.7
+++ proprietary-surveillance.html       12 Jun 2013 14:10:52 -0000      1.8
@@ -37,7 +37,8 @@
 <li>Most portable phones will send their GPS location on remote
 command and users cannot stop them: <a
 
href="http://www.aclu.org/government-location-tracking-cell-phones-gps-devices-and-license-plate-readers";>
-http://www.aclu.org/government-location-tracking-cell-phones-gps-devices-and-license-plate-readers</a>
+http://www.aclu.org/government-location-tracking-cell-phones-gps-devices-and-license-plate-readers</a>.
  (The US requires all new portable phones
+to have GPS; this requirement has existed for many years.)
 </li>
 </ul>
 
@@ -54,9 +55,9 @@
 enable Facebook to track visitors to those pages</a>&mdash;even
 users that don't have Facebook accounts.</li>
 <li>Many web sites rat their visitors to advertising networks that
-track users.  Of the top 100 web sites, <a
-href="http://www.law.berkeley.edu/privacycensus.htm";>85% fed their
-visitors cookies allowing other sites to track them</a>.
+track users.  Of the top 1000 web sites, <a
+href="http://www.law.berkeley.edu/15402.htm";>93% fed their
+visitors third-party cookies, allowing other sites to track them</a>.
 </li>
 <li>Many web sites report all their visitors to Google by using the
 Google Analytics service, which <a
@@ -119,7 +120,7 @@
 
 <p>Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2013/03/10 06:17:32 $
+$Date: 2013/06/12 14:10:52 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->
 </p>
 </div>



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