Virgin Media want me to let them use my home internet connection so they can provide free wi-fi to other Virgin customers who may be passing. Presumably, in time, they will also charge non-Virgin customers for the same privilege, so generating revenue from an infrastructure I paid them to install. The incentive for me is, … Continue reading Why do we let large businesses behave so badly?
I’m a security consultant, and so a professional paranoiac. Most of the time I defend my personal information like a rabid pitbull. But I’m also a cyclist, and as a consequence I’m happy to share my location, heart rate, sleep patterns, step count, cycling habits, height, weight, body fat content and a whole range of … Continue reading How much would you pay for privacy?