A Spy in our Pocket

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Dave New

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Nov 23, 2020
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Reminded me of the phrase "Data Lake" or "Data Swamp", when so much data is collected for no real purpose, that the collector(s) end up with a veritable data lake or swamp with all the bad connotations and privacy liabilities thereof.
 
There may very well be a purpose to the data collection. We don't know it now, but we may in the future. Apple being silent could be an indication of something very bad going on.