Private search vs. personalised search

You will be most familiar with personalised search, where search results are tailored to match what you have previously found interesting, and include pages that are similar to ones you may have looked at during a recent browsing session. Personalised search makes it more comfortable and easier to find what you expect to find. But … Continue reading Private search vs. personalised search

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When IT companies own the streets: A project by Sebastian O’Sullivan

Image © Sebastian O’Sullivan Højholm The recent storm around fake news showed clearly that IT companies (or their algorithms) can control what we see online: IT companies control our search results, our social media timelines, and the ads that are displayed on the web pages that we visit. The flow of information that reaches us is more … Continue reading When IT companies own the streets: A project by Sebastian O’Sullivan

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A simple step-by-step guide to stop behavorial tracking

If you want to stop online tracking and interest-based advertising, there are several steps you can take.

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“Ads with Eyes” – How am I Being Tracked Online?

Online advertising is evolving. Gone are the days where every visitor to a website saw the same banner ad, promising a fabulous prize. Advertising has become more subtle, with unique ads finely tuned to each individual, including you.

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