ADOTAS – In The New York Times, Susan Grant, director of consumer protection for the Consumer Federation of America, says: “If someone were following you around in the physical world — tailing you and making note of everywhere you go, what you read, what you eat, who you see, what music you listen to, what you buy, what you watch — you might find this disturbing.”
We need to view the Internet through a different lens, one that has not been fully crafted yet. The world wide web is only 20 years old, the Internet has been tooled around with for about half a century. Because of rapid technological advancement, as soon as we get used to one model, it completely changes. But first, we must accept that the Internet and the real world operate in very different fashions.