The idea of online privacy has been a major topic of public discourse over the last decade and conversations around the use and protection of consumers’ data have increased and intensified among governments and lawmakers.
You know how your phone responds when you say “Hey Siri” or “Hey Google”? It does that because it’s always hearing for your command. The only way it can possibly do that is by processing every word that you anyone else speaks when they’re in its vicinity. Imagine the amount of data that is beingContinue reading “Why Control Your Data Privacy?”
Do you prefer data privacy or data exploitation? It’s not a matter of if your data is stolen, it is a matter of when, at our current rate. This is why everyone needs a full understanding of data privacy. It’s one topic that manages to stay relevant— Data Privacy. With the emergence of social media platforms that thread within the confined borders of data integrity, one must understandContinue reading “The Importance of Data Privacy in 2021”
Are you okay with apps tracking where you live or work? How about where you eat? If you trust the brand and don’t mind, that’s one thing. Unfortunately, brands you don’t even know are tracking you too. How does that sit with you? From navigating daily life destinations to optimizing asset usage, geolocation is anContinue reading “What Location Tracking Apps Know About You and Why You Should Care”
What would be considered private within modern technology? Whether it’s keeping your personal data private on social media, an individual’s privacy is one of the few uncertainties within the 21st century. Or is it? Technology is growing at an unprecedented rate every second. With technology being created faster than it can be protected, there’s noContinue reading “5 Additional Ways to Protect Your Personal Data Privacy”
Are you actively thinking about protecting your data privacy when you are scrolling online? It’s more convenient than ever to use our smartphones and devices to instantly do our online shopping, pay our rent and other bills, and more. However, for anyone using the internet to store personal information it is more important than ever to take everyContinue reading “6 Smart Ways to Protect Your Personal Data Online”
Ctrl.ly will always do our best, but we are not afraid to admit we are imperfect humans and we always welcome feedback on how to improve. We do not condone the actions of the social media platforms that we use to spread community awareness about data privacy. Our presence on social media is not anContinue reading “Ctrl.ly’s Preamble”