It’s Like Spammers Took Over Technology

It’s Like Spammers Took Over Technology
technology

Web Pioneer Dave Winer blogs about how technology is often accessing people's sensitive personal information without their knowledge.

Naresh Kumar
  • 17 november 2010

Dave Winer, a pioneer behind blogging, podcasting and RSS, writes that he is not too happy with how some of the social networking apps for the iPhone and Twitter — and in general, the technology industry, intrude on the personal information of its users. He writes about his recent experience with the new social network on iPhone, Path, and how the app searched his phone’s address book to suggest some friends for him, even when it never seemed to have taken his permission to do so.

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