As some of you may know, we live in a world where our information is sold to major corporations. Information is a very vague word in this case. 277 more words
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The leaked screenshots from Apple of the project codenamed “HealthBook” have whipped up excited talk about possible wearables from Apple in the near future. But when enough people are generating larger and more sophisticated sets of personal health data, the question isn’t if, but when marketers will arrive to begin buying and selling it. 530 more words
Anyone snap a photo of your license plate lately?
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The power of data helps Facebook find our friends and Netflix choose our movies but, as recent reports make clear, there’s also a looming dark side to the growing consumer data economy…