Privacy debacle hall of fame

Monday, 21 August 2006, 9:22 AM EST

Earlier this month AOL publicly released a data trove: 500,000 search queries culled from three months of user traffic on its search engine.

The company claimed it was trying to help researchers by providing "anonymized" search information, but experts and the public were shocked at how easy it was to figure out who had been searching on what.

At Wired.

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