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Why you shouldn't chip in to buy politicians' browsing histories

A week ago, the Senate slapped a price tag on the rumps of internet users.

Just like ISPs had requested, Congress undid broadband privacy rules that kept ISPs from selling customers’ data without their consent. 793 more words


Why are Facebook, Gmail etc all free?

Have you ever wondered why a lot of the internet services and products that you use are all free for you to use? I’m reading Future Crimes by Marc Goodman at the moment, and it explains why in very clear detail. 511 more words

Life Challenges

A Tale of Two Cameras

By Daniel Healow

Depending on your views about privacy and police accountability, it may be the best of times or the worst of times. Either way, it is clear that sensors, specifically cameras, have taken center stage as communities seek to objectively reconstruct confrontations between law enforcement and the public. 690 more words

University Of Washington School Of Law

iOT and Data

I find the most interesting aspect of the iOT to be the data collection and aggregation.  It is going to lead the future of marketing into a really interesting space as the vast amounts of metadata that organisations are able to collect and process through these devices will result in a wealth of material, which  when aggregated, will reveal an awful lot about their users. 753 more words

Daily Creative

The Data Abattoir

This is a really well put together “primer” on the future internet, data aggregation, and potential for misuse.  (Please, watch it before continuing.) However, it ends with the usual, disappointing “They can track you everywhere” scare-quote that is so easily ignored. 695 more words


Computers Know More About You Than Your Spouse

The Power of Data Aggregation

It’s All Part of Your Global Computer Profile

Don’t like the term PROFILING? Well, whether you like it or not, we are all being profiled. 422 more words

David Stelzl