London police close file on BT’s Phorm trials

The City of London Police have said there will be no formal investigation of BT over its secret trials of an ad monitoring system.BT trialled the Phorm system – which monitors web browsing habits in order to better target ads – without the consent of users last summer.Angry users handed over a dossier of evidence to the police following the telco’s July annual general meeting.But the police said no criminal offence has been committed.

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