Who Was That?
PUBLISHED BY: Die Zeit ON June 1, 2017
European Science Writer of the Year
Whenever you make a bank transfer via the Internet, you leave unique tracks. Using such biometric footprints, a discreet company identifies millions of users on behalf of banks. The users don’t know anything about it.
How A Lone Hacker Shredded the Myth of Crowdsourcing
PUBLISHED BY: Backchannel ON February 9, 2015
AAAS Kavli Award
Meet Adam. He’s a mid-level engineer at a mid-level software company in a cookie-cutter California office park. …
Madhumita Venkataramanan: My Identity For Sale
PUBLISHED BY: Wired ON October 30, 2014
Madhumita Venkataramanan reveals the lucrative trade in our so-called “anonymous” data.