When data gets creepy: the secrets we don’t realise we’re giving away

Do you really think you have nothing to hide?

It’s easy to be worried about people simply spying on your confidential data. iCloud and Google+ have your intimate photos; Transport for London knows where your travelcard has been; Yahoo holds every email you’ve ever written. We trust these people to respect our privacy, and to be secure. Often they fail: celebrity photos are stolen; emails are shared with spies; the confessional app Whisper is caught tracking the location of users.
Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/dec/05/when-data-gets-creepy-secrets-were-giving-away
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