According to BusinessInsider, apps like Edison, Cleanfox, and Slice are taking your email information and selling it for profit.
- What type of information are the apps targeting?
- What do the third-party companies that buy the data use it for?
- Commercial emails in inboxes are scanned for what type of data?
Holmes, A. (2020). These email apps are scraping information from your inbox and selling the data for a profit. BusinessInsider.com, Feb. 10 (Retrievable online at https://www.businessinsider.com/email-apps-scraping-selling-data-edison-slice-cleanfox-2020-2)