Stories by Anne Kandra and Andrew Brandt

The great American privacy makeover

SAN FRANCISCO (10/27/2003) - It starts out innocently enough. You're browsing the Web, dreaming of the weekend and your next golf game, and you happen across a great-looking site that promises to drop your handicap in three easy lessons. Sounds good, but you've got a meeting in 5 minutes, so you hastily sign up for the site's weekly newsletter and dash off.

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