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Article One Free apps profit by selling user data to companies. Publishers like accuweather stay above water by selling our anonymized and triangulated data to replace revenue lost to ads. It turns out that disallowing an app to track your information while outside that app doesn't do much at all.
Article two Anyone can track someones location and see what apps and websites they use for around $1000. In doing so someone can learn the interests, dating habits, religious affiliations, health conditions, political leanings and other potentially sensitive or private information of specific people for any purpose whatsoever. In order for someone to be able to track a specific person's movement they need the targets mobile advertising ID (MAID). A person’s MAID is sent to multiple parties whenever someone clicks on a mobile ad. The MAID can also be obtained if someone accesses an unsecure wifi network in which the target is using. Customers of advertising services can purchase several …

Algorithms

open the dinning cabinet and select a small plateplace the plate on the countergrab a loaf of breaduntie the bag of breadtake two pieces of bread from the loafput the pieces of bread side by side on the plateopen the fridge and grab the mayonaiseclose the fridgeplace the mayo on the counteropen the utensil drawer and grab a butter knifeshut the untencil drawerhold the knife in one handopen the lid on the mayonaiseplace the lid on the countermove the knife through the mayonaise so you collect a good amountgently spread the mayonaise with the knife of one side of both the pieces of breadput the knife downopen the seasoning cabinet and grab a pepper shakershake a moderate amount of pepper onto one side of both pieces of breadput the pepper shaker downopen the fridge and take out a bag of sliced buffolo chickenclose the fridgetake two pieces of buffolo chicken and place the bag on the counterput the two pieces of buffolo chicken on one piece of breadopen the fridge and take out a bag of s…

Microchips

Positives Reduces the amount of personal items people have to carry(keys, cards) Extra security( unlocking doors) Potentially can save lives by monitoring health and fitness Concerns Privacy violations Easy to hack( losing personal information) Has the potential to track people, and  see what they’re up to, which people do not want
I think this technology has potential in future generations, but I do not think anywhere in the near future. I think people are too concerned about their privacy to have these implanted in them, but there are people out there, but not enough to make a large impact. I personally would not want a chip in me, I like my privacy. It does have potential for great things like saving lives and eliminating security threats, but I think the bad outweighs the good. These chips can be hacked and people can lose a lot, also there is a possibility for the government to make these chips mandatory to control the population like something out of the book 1984, which I really hope…