Online Tracking: See The Sites That Are Watching You

June 21, 2012 12:00 AM
Online Tracking: See The Sites That Are Watching You

" BOSTON (CBS) – From the minute we log into the computer we are being followed. But, now we can track who’s watching us. Mozilla has created “Collusion.” It’s add-on for Firefox that allows users to keep tabs on the companies watching our movements online.

By using Collusion you can see in an instant the websites, mostly advertisers, that are likely tracking you online.

This happens more than you might think. Eighty percent of the top 1,000 websites use some type of tracking tool. It’s all to target consumers with money-making ads.

“There is a benefit that the advertising and the products that you’re looking for are now coming to you,” says Harry Gold of Overdrive Interactive "

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