I have a portable Wi-Fi device called a MiFi, that I use in coffee shops and hotels and all the places that give you supposedly free Wi-Fi. The truth is, what we’re learning in today’s world is that nothing is free. If something is supposed to be free, then it really means they’re taking your data. So what I’ve decided: I have to buy my way out of it. … Privacy is becoming a luxury good.
Investigative reporter Julia Angwin
speaks to Fresh Air about ways to mitigate data surveillance (via nprfreshair
Privacy as a luxury good is the cyberpunk future we were promised.