Big Brother (Kind Of) Knows You

Time columnist Joel Stein decided to learn what several prominent internet data mining companies know about him. Some companies know more than others, but it's clear that there are several firms trying to gather information about him. Web privacy is a big issue in today's tech-heavy world, and that makes Stein's findings all the more interesting.

Time columnist Joel Stein decided to learn what several prominent internet data mining companies know about him. Some companies know more than others, but it's clear that there are several firms trying to gather information about him. Web privacy is a big issue in today's tech-heavy world, and that makes Stein's findings all the more interesting.

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