Cafe trades coffee for personal data

Shiru Cafe branch in Providence, R.I., located near Brown University gives away free coffee to University students. For free coffee, students can provide their names, phone numbers, email, majors and interests. This information is then provided to corporate sponsors who want to “diversify students’ career choices.” But corporate connections aside, should students be more wary of giving up so much personal information?

Full article: No Cash Needed At This Cafe. Students Pay The Tab With Their Personal Data : The Salt : NPR

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