Thank you for posting all that great personal data

Eric Garland Uncategorized 6 Comments

CIA’s ‘Facebook’ Program Dramatically Cut Agency’s Costs

Actually, the implications of this are even more interesting. Sure, for some there will be transparency. For others, there will be a very concerted effort to make events fly below the radar.

There are social questions:How much would you pay not to be tracked? To use only hard currency? To have a simple taste of anonymity and quiet dignity?

And what would spying mean in a world where the vast majority of information is simply out there?

We are barely into this world of ubiquitous information. It is no more developed that the industrial world was at the time of the first steam engines.