Privacy eroding, bit by byte
No matter what you do to keep your personal information to yourself programmers always find new ways to keep tabs on you!
“Companies have long gathered personal and shopping information to better market to customers, often with dubious results. Who hasn’t received junk mail or telemarketing calls that seem to have no connection with their lives? But those initiatives are fast improving and accelerating as people live more of their lives tethered to cell phones, the Internet and the rest of the wired world, where trading off personal information is part of the price of admission.”