There are a lot of really useful apps out there that you download to your smartphone at no cost. The thing is, there is a price for “free.” It’s your data. Many of these free apps collect personal and private data about you, then re-sell that data to third parties around the globe.
So it’s not surprising that 91% of Americans agree that they’ve lost control over their online personal information. In this video enFact, we take a quick look at the how’s and why’s of private data collection.
Read the original version of this enFact here.
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