Online Data Risks: Loss, and loss of privacy

When you store all the ephemera and all the hard work you’ve done in your life in an electronic machine you’ve never seen, you don’t just risk exposing your whole life to prying eyes. You risk losing all those records, thoughts, and pictures that make up your whole life. You risk losing a legacy that will live beyond you into your children’s generation. And in some ways, that is a fate worse than death.

Read Annalee Newitz’ Data Crash 2027 from Alternet.  Plus, just how much data are we generating?

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Filed under Digital Commons, Identity, Privacy, Technology, our Mirror, Ubiquity

One response to “Online Data Risks: Loss, and loss of privacy

  1. Pingback: Google's Web History: Your search history and the privacy you willingly give away. « What’s New Media?

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