Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Three Years of Privacy Stories - Wall Street Journal

Watched: A Wall Street Journal Privacy Report
As surveillance technologies decline in cost and grow in sophistication, tracking of many aspects of our daily activities, even the seemingly mundane, has become the default rather than the exception. The Wall Street Journal's Watched project—the latest in a years-long series on privacy—explores the impact of ubiquitous surveillance on citizens and society. (more)

The End of Privacy
The age of computing has created a new economy, in which data on people's habits, activities and interests is collected, sold and traded, often without their knowledge. The Wall Street Journal's What They Know series documents new, cutting edge uses of tracking technology and what the rise of ubiquitous surveillance means for consumers and society. (more)

The What They Know Series (more)