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Big tech-media mergers raise new privacy concerns

Data collected by Internet and media companies is a powerful tool, and the big mergers offer them more data that can be used to target consumers with content and advertising
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 05:50

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AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson says the big merger would offer better choices to consumers and advertisers as it will develop content tailored to what specific audience segments want to watch.

Washington

THEY know how you browse the Internet, your favourite TV shows and where you shop and travel.

Data collected by Internet and media companies is a powerful tool, and the big mergers planned by AT&T with Time Warner and Verizon with Yahoo offer those firms more data

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