The Privacy BlogThoughts on privacy, security, and other stuff.

Nov/10

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Loan rates based on your browser

This article on The Consumerist reports that Capital One provides different car loan rates based on the browser you use when visiting their site. I suspect that there are some strong demographic trends among the users of various browsers. It would be interesting to see if they give different rates to the same browser in different states or zip codes.

Once again, evidence that “they” are using your personal information in way that may not be good for you.

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1 comment

  • Michael · November 9, 2010 at 7:28 am

    Maybe people who use an alternative to the Internet Explorer are seen as better informed and therefore with a better income.

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