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Chicago Installs Watch_Dog Style Data Snooping Streetlights

In a bid to understand its citizens, Chicago has begun to install a series of sensors that record life around the city. The sensors, taking form in a series of decorative curved boxes mounted on streetlights, collect air-quality, light ...

Are We Entering the Wild West of Data Collection?

In this new age of government snooping, it’s easy to forget that companies are tracking what you do as a consumer and compiling databases for marketing purposes. Even more disturbing is that these databases can be sold to just about ...