Facebook knows a lot more than you think. The popular social networking site has the ability to track your browsing history and you could accidentally share pages that you did not intend others to see. And, according to Nik Cubrilovic, this was still happening even when you’re logged out. Read more
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Issue remain, however.
We have already given an introduction to the OnStar privacy debacle here.
It also seems that to combat this outcry, they continue to misconstrue their own policy.
Geolocation technology is about to take center stage.
For the uninitiated, Geolocation technology involves tracking where people are based on their interaction with devices and the internet.
For example, today did you drive to work and use an EZ Pass? Or a fare card when taking public transportation?
Did you charge something? Did you use an App that utilizes your location?
Someone knows where you are nearly all the time.
Many bars today scan the identification of every person who enters. Purportedly this scan is to protect the bar from being busted for allowing underage drinkers.
Now comes word from USA Today that bars may be using your information for other purposes also.
There are a lot of lessons to be learned from this story, so let’s just jump into it both feet first.
- School district’s laptop is stolen from the library.
- Student at school obtains laptop (but denies stealing it).
- Student sells laptop to unsuspecting widowed substitute teacher.
- Teacher uses laptop to carry out explicit video chats with a long distance boyfriend.
Now this is where the story gets interesting…