Month: June 2017

Knowing Your Rights: Technology Advances Can Lead to Consumer Privacy Violations

In this day and age, advances in technology present opportunities for new ways to violate consumer privacy rights. With the development of new apps and services to make our lives easier, we make ourselves vulnerable to having personal information in the hands of the wrong people.

There are several things to consider when sharing personal information and the access to this information online. Knowing your rights is the best way to protect yourself. Read the terms and conditions properly. Misleading directions can lead to names, phone numbers, addresses, emails and other private details being used in ways unknown to the user. If you are unsure about what you are allowing access to, stop using the service.

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