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VIDEO: How Much Private Info Do You Trade For Goods and Services?

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This week, Google updated its terms of service to explicitly state that it does, in fact, scan emails to more accurately target ads to users. Some might see this as a gross violation of privacy, while others see it as the cost of having "free" email.

In this brief — yet lively — video, our experts discuss the benefits and detriments of trading private information for goods and services.

What about you, readers? What information are you willing to give up, to get something in return?


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Jeff Somogyi is the DealNews User Experience Researcher. Since working here he's written deals, features, promotional and newsletter copy, blog posts, as well as scripts for our videos. Follow him on Google+, Twitter at @sommerjam or his blog.
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