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Amazon and Walmart Tracking My Store Purchase Through Bank Account Debit Card Purchase!

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posted on Dec, 4 2018 @ 03:26 PM
a reply to: drewlander

Wow, I went to the Axciom
site.... This is what they have to say:

Making It Safe And Easy To Activate Data Anywhere
Innovation is constantly driving fragmentation and creating data silos within modern marketing departments, causing consumers to experience far too many marketing messages that are disconnected, untargeted, and wasteful.
Acxiom helps thousands of clients and partners around the globe work together to address these challenges. A leader in ethical data use and identity for more than 45 years, Acxiom is dedicated to helping marketers achieve superior business results by creating experiences that deepen customer connections.

Yeah, okay
they seem trustworthy

posted on Dec, 4 2018 @ 03:39 PM
a reply to: xuenchen

Sit, quietly, and we will control everything you see and hear. Sounds about right. Gee I wonder why they called it television programing once upon a time.

posted on Dec, 4 2018 @ 05:58 PM

originally posted by: Edumakated

originally posted by: Nickn3
You are correct in that you are being tracked. Probably from an earlier on line search. The marketing firms can even locate the search track to a small area. Its called geofencing. How many people in your area are looking for a particular item.

Personally I pay in cash for anything that may reflect poorly on me. Restaurant food (diet), Drinks (alcohol consumption), over the counter medication or health products, groceries, and of course, guns or ammo. There is a tremendous amount of data out there. A powerful AI program will mine it for them, so that next time they can market directly to you at the best price. Or sell that info to your insurance company. Example: Mr. X orders french fries 4 times a week with lunch, red meat with ever meal, and too many drinks, he is at a high risk of heart attack. It's time to raise his heath insurance premiums.

Or do I see conspiracies every where?

Yup, that is the next step. Aggregating your entire purchase history and using that to develop risk models for insurance and credit. It won't end there. I can see models predicting crimes kind of like some precog from Minority Report. I recall reading an article many years ago that shopping habits could predict divorce.

We already know law enforcement will data mine shopping for suspects when investigating crime.

The bottomline is that you have no privacy anymore. It is gone.

That fleshlight or subscription to whatever porn site you bought 10 years ago will come back to haunt you mysteriously when you decide to run for political office.

Hahahahaaaa Scary! Five years ago even, not ten!

posted on Dec, 5 2018 @ 12:10 AM
a reply to: tinner07

You let them know you don't want anymore info? Then you're gonna get ads for people who don't want anymore info!

It will never end....just redirect your interests

posted on Dec, 5 2018 @ 02:08 AM
Just if you fellas knew how in depth the information that is collected on you is. Having worked in the industry (not retail, but skip tracing/fraud) in the past, access to things you buy with cards are definitely recorded and reported to 3rd parties, "sanitized", and sold regularly. Welcome to the internet, where if something is provided for free, you are the product.

For those of you in riolinda, some of the databases I used in the past had records that go back as far as the 70s for magazine subscriptions. This isn't new, and with the digital footprints we all have, the only real way to not be traced is to have no digital footprint at all.

I could buy a file that had everywhere you have ever lived , everyone you ever lived with, every car you were insured on, you DOB, SSN, car vin numbers, license plate numbers, locations your license plate was last seen ( in some states), and everyone you have ever lived with's connections to people 3 steps out, phone numbers, associated handles and e-mail addresses. The cost at the time was $7, and it was completely legal.

Have fun with that.

Ohh, and the ways you think are best to be incognito are probably wrong, the best bet is obfuscation via lots of misleading data in a city full of people with similar names as you... not living out in the boonies.
edit on 5-12-2018 by dubiousatworst because: more complete info

posted on Dec, 5 2018 @ 01:33 PM
a reply to: dubiousatworst

Lol, gee thanks!!!!

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