Mar 122014
 March 12, 2014  Posted by  Business, Non-U.S., Youth & Schools

Lucy Ward reports:

Access to the data of more than a million teenagers and students and thousands of their parents is being sold to advertisers such as mobile phone and energy drinks companies by Ucas, the university applications body.

The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service received more than £12m last year in return for targeted advertising and sales of the emails and addresses of subscribers as young as 16.

Read more on The Guardian.

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