The data deluge means no reasonable expectation of privacy - now what?

Jeff Leek

Today a couple of different things reminded me about something that I suppose many people are talking about but has been on my mind as well.

The idea is that many of our societies social norms are based on the reasonable expectation of privacy. But the reasonable expectation of privacy is increasingly a thing of the past. Three types of data I’ve been thinking about are:

I don’t think these types of data are going to magically disappear. So like a lot of other people I’ve been wondering how we should individually and as a society adapt to the world where privacy is no longer an expectation.