WEB Notes: The article goes on to say there is a vacuum cleaner bot that maps out your home and sends the data back to good ol HQ so they can improve their products of course. One thing is certain, whether used for good or evil, with technology anything and everything is being tracked. You are used as an experiment daily to improve and learn how to sell more product to you. It is just a fact of the world we live in today.
It’s an experience every computer or smart phone user has had. After downloading new software or an app, a window pops up with a legal agreement. At the bottom is an “I agree” button. One click, and it’s gone.
Most users have no clue what they’ve agreed to.That single action can empower software developers to extract reams of personal information – such as contacts, location, and other private data – from the devices. They can then market the information.
Even as privacy erodes in the digital era, little outcry arises over the digital tracking and profiling of consumers. Only slight murmurs are heard on Capitol Hill.