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.
Like other human rights, the viability of our right to privacy is always subject to the current legal, political, and media weather. There are seasons more fair than others, and days when it feels as though a major storm is on the horizon. Though we cannot forecast the future with certainty, we can look for those early warning signs which suggest we act prudently to protect our values. It has always been up to us to take social responsibility for our privacy through education
In Part 1 of Taking Responsibility for Your Privacy, we talked about the ways in which we can each take responsibility for our privacy, including focusing on the benefits, our innate potential of “response-ability”, and resisting the tendency towards apathy. In Part 2, we discuss the deeper and more expansive change that is possible when we translate our personal responsibility into a larger sense of social responsibility. Social responsibility means that you as an individual