Newstand – August 1998
(Posted August, 1998; Archived September 1, 1998)
The New York Times on the Web, August 16, 1998
Big Web Sites to Track Steps of Their Users. Feel like you are leaving a visible trail as you navigate among major Web sites to purchase consumer products or just request information about them? This article will explain why privacy advocates are concerned about new databases that track Web activity with great detail.