Our modern society makes it very easy for data agreggators to know nearly everything about us. Someone knows what I watch on TV, surf to on the Internet, buy with my credit card, drive to with my EZ-Pass. You get the idea.
The more these individual pieces of data are put together, the less privacy I have. That’s pretty simple to understand.
My opinion is, we need more protection against the dossiers that are already being compiled on all of us. Those who do the compiling disagree, of course. Knowledge equals money.
I am worried about this corporate spying. I am worried about government spying. I’m most worried when it’s done by the government in concert with corporations – like the phone and cable companies.
Newsweek is covering this in depth.