No Cash Needed At This Cafe. Students Pay The Tab With Their Personal Data

Found on NPR on Monday, 01 October 2018
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To get the free coffee, university students must give away their names, phone numbers, email addresses and majors, or in Brown's lingo, concentrations. Students also provide dates of birth and professional interests, entering all of the information in an online form. By doing so, the students also open themselves up to receiving information from corporate sponsors who pay the cafe to reach its clientele through logos, apps, digital advertisements on screens in stores and on mobile devices, signs, surveys and even baristas.

Privacy invasion for a cup of coffee. They should make the list of students public, so future employers can check who freely gives away confidential information.