You need to read this (Privacy for Humans By Alexandra Ross). The world is changing and YOU need to remain in charge of your life's privacy settings. This book is a helpful guide to both THINK about it...and DO SOMETHING about it.
I found Privacy for Humans to be a nightlight in the darkness; through the use of simple explanations and diagrams, the book suggests the adoption of a "mindfulness" approach and suggests steps you can take to protect yourself.
Every day we use powerful technology to exercise our creativity, inform our understanding of the world, and take advantage of modern conveniences. Going without it is almost unimaginable. Engineered to be fast, easy-to-use, and ubiquitous, the complexity of this technology is largely invisible. Indeed, its widespread adoption depends upon how seamlessly it can be integrated into our lives.
And herein lies a challenge. The seemingly simplicity of new technology also obscures
You may wonder, as you champion privacy awareness, if the efforts of the privacy movement have had an impact on the behavior of companies who collect, use and share our personal information. As we collectively work together to elevate the visibility of privacy issues and affirm the value of privacy, are the biggest players in the game taking notice? In a word: Yes. Recent stories suggest that not only have privacy advocates and regulators been heard, but that companies are lo