We need the right to fix our own property. We need the right to kick invasive advertisers out of our devices. We need the ability to shut down the information back-channels to advertisers, not merely because we don’t love being spied on, but because those back doors are security risks, as the stories of Superfish and the hacked fish tank show. If we don’t have the right to control our own property, we don’t really own it. We are just digital peasants, using the things that we have bought and paid for at the whim of our digital lord. via The ‘internet of things’ is sending us back to the Middle Ages
What do we really want? Convenience or privacy that’s the question I ask myself. But the truth is, privacy is an expensive thing, it’s hard to have privacy.