There’s no doubting that we live in an era unlike any other in human history. Technology has always driven human progress, and our lives almost always change in response to the latest tools we have at our fingertips.
However, no other technological innovation has changed humanity so much in so little time as the internet. The sheer amount of time we spend using the internet, and the number of life’s activities that have moved into the digital realm, speak to how important this technology has become. It makes it hard to believe that just 30 years ago, the internet was still pretty much nothing more than an exciting project being worked on at a handful of universities around the world.
All of this change in such a short time means there are a lot of unanswered questions. Things have been happening so quickly that the world has had little time to react, and there aren’t many examples to draw on to help us figure out if what we’re doing is right.
One of the biggest of all of these questions is: what has the internet done to privacy?
This is a complicated topic, but it’s an important one. So, to help you figure out where you stand and how you feel about this issue relating to your life here’s everything you need to know about privacy in the digital age.
Read full article: https://www.broadbandsearch.net/blog/privacy-in-the-digital-age
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