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Here is a nifty little icon that we will start to see a lot of in the near future.  This new blue icon with a white encircled “i” in the middle will be present by advertisements.  According to a NY Times article, it will link to “how the advertiser uses their Web surfing history and demographic profile to send them certain ads.”  Read more…


About repplinger

John has served as a Reference Librarian at Willamette University since 2002. He is the liaison to the Science Departments, and is responsible for maintaining the collections related to the life & physical sciences. His research interests range over the entire spectrum of libraries and information sciences, but includes: - Google and its influence on information & society - The Internet's influence on information seeking & sharing behaviors - Trends of scholarly communication - Electronic learning environments - Traditional pedagogy - GIS use in academic libraries

Posted on January 27, 2010, in Consumerism, Privacy and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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