The tech industry’s titans are starting to take privacy seriously, including the sale and use of people’s personal information. As Brian X. Chen reports in The New York Times, Apple’s iPhones now ask users’ permission to track their activities, Google might eliminate tracking on its Chrome browser, and Facebook says it's working to target ads without exploiting your personal information. The $350 billion a year digital ad industry that supported the internet is shifting – but something has to take its place.
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Brian X. Chen is the lead consumer technology writer for The New York Times.
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