And marketers thought it only happens in the United States. It turns out that an Internet leak in Russia on Yandex, Microsoft, and others exposed the private shopping habits of people at more than 80 online stores. Some of them sell model cars, perfume, sex toys, and more, according to Natalya Krainova. The slew of leak reports has prompted speculation that companies working in personal data protection deliberately search for online privacy breaches, she wrote.
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