How wired gadgets encroach on privacy
With every high-tech gadget we buy, we give up a little more privacy. Many devices today are in constant communication with their manufacturer. And it’s not just consumers who are losing their rights — the technology gives authoritarian states whole new ways of keeping tabs on individuals.
“In the age of networked digital devices, it seems that values such as the sanctity of the private sphere, the protection of our private property and the inviolability of our correspondence no longer count for very much.”