January 7, 2015 | David

Companies already know a lot about me. My internet browsing, phone calls, shopping patterns and public transport use are all logged. But what if everything, from my clothes to my fridge, kept track of me?

A speaker at a big technology conference has warned that the 'internet of things' could erode people's privacy on a huge scale. She urged companies not to collect data unless it has a specific use. I agree. Information is power - and I'm wary of my stuff having too much power over me!

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Tim

January 9, 2015 at 14:46

Personal Information is personal never but on a device which someone else could get into.

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