Amazon 'plans world's biggest personal data stash'


Amazon.com is investing in IP to create the largest database of personal information ever gathered by an online retailer, according to a report in its local paper. The database would, the Seattle Post Intelligencer suggests, mingle information on sexual orientation and race, as well as purchasing habits.

And to prove it's serious, the newspaper reports, it's patenting the idea. Amazon 'plans world's biggest personal data stash' | The Register

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