Would you betray your friends for free pizza?
Mundane events are like gold ore to the data miners. They convert that information into digital portraits of us that they can sell to advertisers.
Without asking us, Big Data companies harvest, analyze and sell every scrap of data they can glean from our use of their products.
The government has every right to comb through your phone. I’ve been aware of this issue — but I didn’t realize how aggressive those searches had become.
Congress voted to repeal a rule that protected your online privacy. I have a solution to this travesty that works for me … and will work for you too.
It’s tempting to declare that George Orwell has won the debate about the future — surveillance via TV is here. But the truth is more complicated.
Did you know your house is haunted? Well, it is if you bought a certain popular smart TV. This “ghost” captures 100 billion personal data points a day, and that info is up for sale.
Can you trust the person across the counter from you? Dr. Mark Rettenmaier did, only to find a government informal collaborator, and now he’s paying the price.
Privacy is a lie. We’ve been fed this idea since childhood. Santa is watching. Knows if you’ve been bad or good, and offers rewards for this violation. It’s time to draw a line.