Even if you don’t think you’re being tracked online, you are.
Your internet service provider (ISP) can see everything you do. While there probably isn’t a guy at Time Warner Cable sitting in a corner office watching your every move, many ISPs do compile anonymous browsing logs and sometimes sell them to advertising companies. With that data, advertisers can tailor their content directly to certain regions or browsing habits.
This one of the big reasons more and more people online are considering a virtual private network, or VPN, which can keep your online behavior private. As many as one quarter of internet users around the world use VPNs, according to a survey from Global Web Index. Read more…
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