Who has your email username and password: your husband or wife, brother or sister, father or mother, grand father or grand mother? Probably not, you want that information away from prying eyes, you would only give information that sensitive to people you trust, like, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook,Instagram, Twitter, Linkedin, Comcast, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile, Comcast, FIOS, Time-Warner, people with privacy and data management policies and that you trust completely.
“Surveillance—whether by governments or corporations—chills free speech and free association, undermines a free media, and threatens the free exercise of religion.”
1984, George Orwell’s bleakly dystopian novel about the dangers of totalitarianism, warns against a world governed by propaganda, surveillance, and censorship.
“Companies track your behavior across websites to serve you highly relevant advertisements. Governments monitor every move you make to predict your behavior and control you better. And cybercriminals leave no stone unturned to steal your data for their nefarious purposes!”
We have been so dazzled by innovations and conveniences available on our phones and computers that we have neglected to read the “Terms of Service”
Everyone is after our data their terms of service tell us to what extent the will go to get it and we always have the option to not use their service or buy their product, if we don’t like it. How can you beat “free”?
It is incumbent on each of us to take responsibility for learning and understanding how internet privacy works and then deciding what step we are going to implement to protect our own rights.
Mozilla and their Firefox web browser are strong supporter’s of internet privacy and security a look at their Privacy Notice will give you insight into the complexity of the issue and some options to consider