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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

How we survive the surveillance apocalypse.

Online privacy is not dead, but you have to be angry enough to demand it.
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By Geoffrey A. Fowler, Technology columnist

Go, go gadgets has long been the attitude in my house. Perhaps yours, too: A smartphone made it easier to stay in touch. A smart TV streamed a zillion more shows. A smart speaker let you talk to a smart thermostat without getting out of bed. That's progress, right?

Now I've got a new attitude: It's not just what I can get out of technology — I want to know what the technology gets out of me.

For the past year, I've been on the trail of the secret life of our data. What happens when you put your iPhone to sleep at night? Does Amazon's Alexa eavesdrop on your family? Who gets to know where you drive — and where you swipe your credit card?

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