BT Phorm trial begins

BT has begun its Phorm trial despite huge privacy concerns. The Phorm system allows BT to track and monitor every website that a user visits. BT puts this information into a database and is then able to insert its own advertising onto web pages that is targeted specific to those users. The system has caused an […]

BT has begun its Phorm trial despite huge privacy concerns. The Phorm system allows BT to track and monitor every website that a user visits. BT puts this information into a database and is then able to insert its own advertising onto web pages that is targeted specific to those users. The system has caused an outrage amongst privacy advocates and the City of London police recently cleared BT of any wrongdoing in its secret trials.