Cunningly Smart Phones: Deceit, Manipulation, and Private by Jack M. Wedam

By Jack M. Wedam

Businesses are spying on you greater than govt spies ever may possibly. simply stick to the cash to determine how and why. organizations can usually are expecting what you'll do subsequent, observe refined adjustments on your temper, and primarily comprehend what you are pondering. improvement of behavioral biometrics speeded up after 11th of September. many of the examine and improvement was once funded through the govt. to spot power terrorists and shield the general public. besides the fact that, those applied sciences are actually utilized by organisations to trample your privateness, virtually learn your brain, and manage you to augment their earnings. be certain the evidence your self. This ebook comprises over 200 references, together with court docket files, patents, professional govt files, and lots of different resources. you are able to do many stuff to guard your self. along with your support, this e-book can do for web privateness what Ralph Nader's dangerous at Any pace did for vehicle protection.

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All that was needed for Zuckerberg to succeed in this area was for the price of computers to drop and for someone to develop a database connecting large groups of people. As described in Mary Shelley’s novel, Victor stitched Frankenstein together by using various pieces and parts of living things. Computers and algorithms based on mathematical sociology and social network analysis may electronically stitch together very detailed dossiers on users by linking together thousands of seemly insignificant pieces information gathered from personal social media accounts.

If so, then Google’s claim that it is protecting your privacy (because humans do not read your Gmail) sounds like double-dealing. Many Internet-based corporations are much more secretive than is the US government. Whereas civil libertarians are able to force the government to give up some of its secretive ways, corporations may hide behind the veil of “proprietary information,” claiming that secrecy is necessary to protect them from competitors. ”20 * * * In 2002, Steven Spielberg produced the science fiction movie Minority Report, starring Tom Cruise.

Head-mounted displays fitted to consumers have been used by marketers to learn how consumers look at individual products, product packaging, or products in displays, such as on store shelves. By using these tools, researchers can refine and improve the visual appeal of Web pages, products, and packaging as well as determine how a company’s product stands out on the shelf compared to a competitor’s product. * * * Attention is a selective process. The conscious mind simply cannot process all of the visual information the eyes provide.

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