Google plan to track billions of credit and debit card sales


#1

Google is planning to track billions of credit and debit card sales to compare online ad clicks with money spent offline.

Critics said it represented another blow to privacy.


#2

furiously voices his concern through his Google phone

This is really annoying.


(Marta) #3

Well, same article gives the solution :sweat_smile::

"If people want to avoid having their shopping habits monitored on the high street by Google, by shops or by banks they should restrict the amount of data they hand over.


(Eduard) #4

Or use cash. Cash is king. :grinning:


(lee) #5

People like Tesco/dunhumby have been tracking credit card data for a years. Granted not on the scale of google.

Apple Pay could be a way around it where available - sure I read it doesn’t reveal the card details to the retailer n uses some type of token.