It knows where you’ve been and who you were with, the birthday gift you bought your mother and who you plan to vote for. Sex last night? It knows that too if you’re using one of the applications for couples trying to conceive.
From pre-installed apps that count your steps to saved passwords for banking accounts and social media, smartphones have evolved from devices that make calls into digital repositories for the most intimate details of life.
“You can extract enough information on a typical person’s phone that you can construct a virtual clone of that individual,” said Elad Yoran, executive chairman of Koolspan Inc., a communications security company. “They are the windows not just into our personal lives but they are equally the windows into our professional lives.”
Another example of how we were the architects of our own oppression.
We only have ourselves to blame when after receiving the proof time and time again we still deny and continue doing what will be used against us.
These phones and the datasets they provide are being used to build highly sophisticated profiles on each and everyone of us and the more data we give them the better they know us.
They know us better than we do. How sad and disgusting. Everything was just Jest just like the world of Infinite Jest. No friends it was not all play this was the reality we were living in until we decided to wake up.
The way data was used against the residents of LA is how Hollywood and the Magicians that influence and control them will be using the data against us.