There is a growing realization that our data is under attack. From breaches at Equifax to Cambridge Analytica’s misuse of the profile information of more than 87 million Facebook users, it seems as if none of our personal data is safe. And more and more about us is being captured, stored and processed by smart devices like thermostats, baby monitors, WiFi-connected streetlights and traffic sensors.
In the United States, people who are concerned are looking to Europe. They see Europe’s “right to be forgotten,” by which citizens can force companies to erase some of their personal data, as a step toward regaining ownership of their online selves.… Seguir leyendo »