Protecting web users’ privacy: System for disguising database queries could prevent customer profiling and price gouging. (MIT News)

MIT News: Protecting web users’ privacy: System for disguising database queries could prevent customer profiling and price gouging.. “Most website visits these days entail a database query — to look up airline flights, for example, or to find the fastest driving route between two addresses. But online database queries can reveal a surprising amount of information about the people making them. And some travel sites have been known to jack up the prices on flights whose routes are drawing an unusually high volume of queries.”

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