Shopping for privacy: Purchase details leaked to PayPal
Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, pp. 52-64, 2016.
•First industry-wide field experiment on data sharing practices at the most popular 881 US online merchants.•More than half of all merchants unnecessarily share purchase details with PayPal.•Data leakage to PayPal includes details of medication or sex toys.•Consumers cannot opt-out or self-protect against this data proliferation.
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