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Opting Out

2014-05-02 18:09:50.437888+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Time: My Experiment Opting Out of Big Data Made Me Look Like a Criminal.

A couple of good points in here, especially about the non-privacy of electronic messages and the issues with cash vs credit.

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#Comment Re: made: 2014-05-03 12:04:50.141862+00 by: DaveP

No real surprises to me in there, other than the tactic of setting up a second amazon account, paid for by prepaid cards, and delivered to a locker. I hadn't thought of that trick, so I learned something.

#Comment Re: made: 2014-05-03 16:19:30.721726+00 by: dexev

That was disturbing.

Hand-wringing defeatism ("It's too hard", "there's nothing we can do", "I felt like a criminal") reinforcing the Big Corporate vs. Big Government duality that we're being sold.