Is it even possible for Apple/Google to prevent their phone operating systems from being hijacked?


Apart from whether Google/Apple are already evil, there are the apps and, in the case of Android, the handset manufacturers and their customized OS versions.

And that’s before one gets around to considering apps.

According to some recent article, Angry Birds shared info with numerous ad and data networks.

Just from within this one app: Details of game reportedly play vary over time by time of day, health, stress levels, and mood. These can vary to the degree that researchers may be able to detect signs of such as anger or clinical depression.

Combine this info with other info the ad and big data networks collect … And the data that governments (ours and other governments) can collect …

From kids. From everyone.


/giphy “Big Data”

Way too little and too late?

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