Posts tagged 'Surveillance'

Deliveroo watches you while you eat

tl;dr Deliveroo sends your browser movie titles with food puns as it tracks your activity.

The online food ordering platform Deliveroo, like many (most?) online platforms, monitors you as you interact with their website. It’s not really a secret that behavioural analytics (or “big data analytics”) get gathered from our time online, but is rather what we’ve come to expect of online companies who seek to extract, leverage and monetise the data generated from our interactions with their services.

It won’t surprise anyone to know that Amazon actively uses customer behaviours in real-time to affect the …