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Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
How to Raise Investment Capital - According to VC Jeff Clavier   —  Jeff Clavier was the first tech investor I ever met; he was introduced to me years ago by some hip engineers in a bar as “one of the few cool VCs.”  Years later Clavier's name now comes up all the time when one of his portfolio …
Jul 19, 2011, 9:15 AMIn context
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
Your Income, Home Ownership & Parenthood Status Now Available as an API   —  Personal information aggregation service Rapleaf announced to its developers today that it now offers “lifestyle” information like home ownership status, occupation and income corresponding with any email or postal address in its database.
Nov 24, 2010, 7:15 PMIn context
Eric Goldman / Technology & Marketing Law Blog:
My RapLeaf Profile is Amusingly Mistaken.  This is What the Fuss is All About?   —  The latest in the Wall Street Journal's “scare journalism” series of privacy articles is a hatchet job on RapLeaf.  I don't know much about RapLeaf, but at conferences, privacy advocates frequently invoke RapLeaf …
Oct 25, 2010, 4:00 PMIn context
Auren Hoffman / Rapleaf:
Rapleaf, Personalization, and Privacy   —  There has been a lot of press recently about Rapleaf's efforts to personalize experiences for consumers.  The following are some thoughts by Rapleaf's CEO Auren Hoffman:  —  Rapleaf is working on delivering safe personalization to millions of people.
Oct 25, 2010, 1:35 AMIn context
Om Malik / GigaOM:
What Rapleaf Knows About You: WSJ Reports   —  Last week, I pointed out that in the recent brouhaha over privacy and Facebook, the real culprit was San Francisco-based identity and information aggregator, Rapleaf.  And then I explained how the company gathers information …
Oct 24, 2010, 10:45 PMIn context
Julia Angwin / Digits:
Privacy Advocate Withdraws from RapLeaf Advisory Board   —  Jim Dempsey, a privacy advocate at the Center for Democracy and Technology, said he resigned from RapLeaf Inc.'s privacy advisory board after being contacted by the Wall Street Journal about his role at the Internet tracking company.
Oct 24, 2010, 10:35 PMIn context
Emily Steel / Wall Street Journal:
A Web Pioneer Profiles Users by Name   —  In the weeks before the New Hampshire primary last month, Linda Twombly of Nashua says she was peppered with online ads for Republican Senate hopeful Jim Bender.  —  It was no accident.  An online tracking company called RapLeaf Inc. had correctly identified …
Oct 24, 2010, 9:10 PMIn context
Greg / Rapleaf Engineering Blog:
Anonymouse   —  Privacy is an incredibly important issue to us at Rapleaf; it informs all our business and engineering decisions.  Occasionally, privacy concerns can lead us to some really interesting engineering challenges.  We love this: not only do we get to work on protecting our users' privacy …
Oct 21, 2010, 11:45 PMIn context
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Rapleaf's Web: How You Are Profiled on the Web   —  Earlier, I posted about San Francisco-based Internet information aggregator Rapleaf, a service that collects, sorts and repackages data about many of us who spend an inordinate amount of time on the Internet.
Oct 21, 2010, 11:40 PMIn context
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
LOLApps Back On Facebook After UID Issues   —  This weekend Facebook shut down some applications that were found by the WSJ to have been sharing Facebook User IDs to independent ad networks and internet tracking services such as RapLeaf.  —  According to the Journal, these UID transferal issues …
Oct 18, 2010, 4:35 AMIn context

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