This article about Google's project to store and analyze millions of Americans' health care data confirms my suspicions about the Fitbit acquisition.
Many people who don't care about mass data collection because "I've got nothing to hide" change their tune when it's health care data. #privacy
I mentioned the other day that health care data is one area where people who "have nothing to hide" still care about #privacy.
Personal finances is the other area and it looks like Google's going there too.
@kyle "Arguing that you don't care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don't care about free speech because you have nothing to say."
@kyle This is terrifying. I guess I better give up on my Garmin watch since they’re probably doing the same.
@kyle Also voting and sexual relations.
It's a good thing the world's managed to avoid migrating en masse to transacting their social lives through online, mobile-device-based, advertising-supported, services and applications!
I despair for humanity....