“And yet the data is ours. It comes from the phones we bought, on mobile networks we pay to use. It chronicles our movements and our lives. It may be used to manipulate our behavior by nudging us toward a particular purchase or political candidate. It may be leaked or hacked or bought or sold to bad actors and abused. If that happens, we, not the corporations who hold our data, will suffer personal consequences.”
Photograph by Damon Winter.
Charlie Warzel and Stuart A. Thompson, “Where Even the Children Are Being Tracked,” The New York Times, Dec. 21, 2019, web, accessed Dec. 21, 2019 [https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/12/21/opinion/pasadena-smartphone-spying.html]