You're Giving Up More Privacy Than You Think

We have a similar situation of surveillance in the world today, though it isn't being done by people who have your best interests at heart.  The people collecting the information are using it to drain you of your allowance (fine, pay check) vs. help you make sensible decisions about your money.  Your parents invaded your privacy to keep you safe.  Data brokers are invading your privacy to sell you something. Every app you use, every search you do in Google, every video you watch on YouTube, every Upworthy headline you click... it's all being tracked.  And information experts can use that culled information to make some pretty startlingly accurate statements about you. ...more
Powerful post!  Thank you so very much for sharing this with us. I am pretty careful about what ...more

You're Part of the Study

In the wake of the recent anxiety storm over Apple and Google’s collection of data through phones, the chatter about privacy and data mining rose by a few dozen decibels, as well it should have. As consumers who seldom think beyond convenience and entertaining gadgetry, we need to fully understand the flow of information that affords us those services....more