Progress, is it always good?

Hindsight is 20/20. There are moments in history we can look back and say “ah ha, that was the fork in the road, the choice that changed the course of history”.

Take this article for instance:

How To Avoid Being Tracked By The Hidden Devices in NYC’s Phone Booths

Essentially, if you have a smart phone and Bluetooth activated, you too can receive tailored ads everywhere you go! While it`s said this data is not used to track you, I ask you this – how can it NOT be used to track you? Are you willing to give away your PII┬áin return for advertising aimed at you specifically? I often ask my kids to think of the consequences in 5 minutes, 5 hours, 5 days of any action. Laws change. Social norms change. Change is inevitable. Information about you that is stored now could potentially be used against you in a future of change.

 

 

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