I often see people ask “how do I get my family/friends/significant other/coworkers/etc to care about privacy,” but I rarely see anyone ask “should you get them to care at all?” It’s an important question.
Honestly, it’s probably not a bad idea to give them access to your primary banking email account and your work email so they can inform the relevant people of your passing.
People should be able to say what they want without thinking, “The government is going to get me,” unless I’m talking seriously about committing violence.
DuckDuckGo CEO Gabriel Weinberg talks data privacy, protecting yourself online and shares his favorite mental models for clearer thinking. So that’s the model I think would be good, is giving people more choice.
Now that you can access my activity page here you can see how much Google has kept track of your data. As explained earlier the only possible answer to the question is that Google uses all this data to cater to businesses.
1 challenge for CXOs, but only 39% have a defense strategy Why deepfakes are a real threat to elections and society 10 signs you may not be cut out for a cybersecurity job Dark Web: A cheat sheet for business professionals Dan Patterson: In this portfolio of information about you and your neighbors, give me some examples of what's in those little rows and columns inside the spreadsheet of information that we call data.
At some point I was talking with my cousin (in spanish) about a product I would like to buy: a micro projector connected in Bluetooth to share videos on a wall from my phone.
He heralded a “zero marginal cost society.” Under the new regime, the price of every incremental good and service, from search to software, from news to energy, will plunge toward “free” as every device and entity in the world is subsumed in an Internet of Things, where exponential network effects yield a new economy of leisure and abundance.
It’s just that you’re our product. What is there about you that’s worth selling if not the stuff you hold private and personal? You didn’t actually think this stuff was free, did you?