Will privacy kill the CueCat?

Summary:Consumer-information watchdog Privacy Foundation will deliver the latest blow to Internet data collector Digital:Convergence Corp. on Thursday when it releases a report criticizing the company's collection of potentially identifying information over the Internet.

Consumer-information watchdog Privacy Foundation will deliver the latest blow to Internet data collector Digital:Convergence Corp. on Thursday when it releases a report criticizing the company's collection of potentially identifying information over the Internet. The company -- whose free CueCat bar-code scanners were delivered to tens of thousands of consumers last week -- hopes to snag customer data by linking product bar codes to Internet pages. Full story. -- Robert Lemos, ZDNet News

Topics: Privacy, Hardware

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