Monday, June 10, 2013
The Tech Industry Responds To Potential Misuse Of Personal Data
The computer industry has developed the applications that let everyone share information with each other. They don't worry about how Google or Facebook might use the private data that is available to them. They just sell it to advertisers. Some worry, however, about the PRISM program that has just been made public. One concern is that people may be less willing to share information and that will affect their revenue stream from advertisers. Some also worry about the potential for abuse from government.