Some random musings about privacy and what lack of it can do to you.

Three quite unrelated postings on ‘teh webs’ struck me this week. Two deal with what your apps are doing to you. One is a Danish public service announcement about what your apps are doing to you. Food for thought, whether we do anything about it or not, and whether we even could:

http://www.consumersinternational.org/news-and-media/news/2015/01/dcc-video-launch-digital-privacy/

The second is self-explanatory–have you actually read the terms of use of the apps you download? What happens when you do?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZcjtEKNP05c

The third is a much longer piece on what can happen to someone who carelessly tweets something they thought was funny. Turns out not everyone is very charitable, and it can literally ruin your life:

Incidentally, this article is an excerpt from Ronson’s forthcoming book.

I have no solutions, just sobering second thoughts.

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