Privacy is a hot-button issue these days – consumers are increasingly uncomfortable with the level of access the world has to their information, and those accessing said information are eager to keep the info flow coming.
You are on a business trip and you speak into your iPhone, using its Siri voice search or dictation functionality, to send a message to your lover or to search for a clandestine place to meet.
I get nervous about privacy and its abuse. Particularly following the exposing of the activities of companies such as Google and Rapleaf.
In a somewhat belated effort the Barack Obama administration is finally getting serious about privacy – and the recent behavior of Facebook and Google seems to have prodded the US into action.