IOD 2012: Jeff Jonas on the irresistable surveillance society
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Jonas also notes that a "surveillance society is not only inevitable and irreversable, it's irresistable!" ... that most of increased desire to collect and use more data on individuals is coming from individuals who want to be offered more features. Jonas cautions that users of data should demand more "selectribution" ... knowing who gave you the original data and why. That is also a critical piece of data.
When asked about the future of privacy, Jonas notes that it will continue to become more difficult to keep secrets and this will probably lead us to one of two futures:
And for you developers: What is the development starting point for privacy by design? Jonas advises understanding privacy concerns from a personal point of view and then determining the engineering that can be devised to enable them. 12:05
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