Live cams without credit card
In a recently publicized example, Target used data collected from loyalty cards to deduce when its customers were pregnant–in some cases, before they had shared the news with their families.
Tom Ritter, a principal security consultant at i SEC Partners, has come up with a creative way to subvert loyalty tracking without giving up discounts.
The people who have actually attempted to live without being tracked–most often due to a safety threat–will tell you that security cameras are just about everywhere, RFID tags seem to be in everything, and almost any movement results in becoming part of a database.
“It’s basically impossible for you and I to decide, as of tomorrow, I’m going to remain off the radar and to survive for a month or 12 months,” says Gunter Ollmann, the CTO of security firm IOActive, who in his former work with law enforcement had several coworkers who dedicated themselves to remaining anonymous for the safety of their families.
Getting Places A few years ago, a man who goes by the Internet handle “Puking Monkey” noticed devices reading his toll pass in places where there weren’t any tolls.
He assumed that they were being used to track drivers’ movements.
Here are just a handful of daily, offline tasks that get more complicated if you’re avoiding surveillance.1.
Same goes for photos, and their geolocation metadata, when they’re added to social networking sites.
Sell, with her sunglasses, is not alone in being concerned about putting her appearance online.
None of the privacy experts who I spoke with sign up for loyalty cards, for instance.
“It’s the link between your home address, what you’re purchasing, age, your movements around the country, when you’re shopping in different locations, that is tied to purchases you’re making in-store,” Ollmann says.