Every day, we trade a little bit of our personal information for something we see as a benefit: easy access to the Internet, more security in our cars, better discounts at the grocery store. In this series, John Rabe and Robin Marks trace the path of personal information through many of our daily actions. They find that people don't always realize how public their information is, and that sometimes the trade-off is more complicated than it might seem.
When your grocery list becomes a best-seller.
Fates -- Your Driving Record
Height, weight, eye color - it's public record.
Giving "body image" a new meaning.
It's not just your balance they want to know
Pressure To Give It Up
When will info-pressure be bad for business?
Who are these folks, anyway?
What cost privacy?
Remedy For Privacy
Over-the-counter pharmaceutical information sales
Selling your location.
Private Are Your Phone Calls?
On your cordless phone, not very.