Big Data and Privacy

The sad truth is that privacy in the modern world is a myth. We live in a world where the government, advertising agencies and private parties have access to every single ounce of information we've ever generated. Birth records, fingerprints, cell phones, twitter, facebook, blogs and all of the conveniences we love in life are responsible for tracking every moment of our lives.

What do we do? I propose we demand a government ordered "OptOutOfEverything" campaign to give us a fresh start and a reset button, just like Tyler Durden wanted to do in FightClub.

What is worse is that even if this government program does (magically) happen, how to do we know if they actually do purge the information?

We all need to demand access to our information, the ability to modify and edit it and a general "OptOutOfEverything" option.

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