How do you feel about technology invading your privacy?
Technology can be used to track your data and movements. Some apps and websites can access your personal information without permission. Your online activity can be tracked and monitored without your knowledge.
Invasion of Privacy with Technology
Data Mining: The process of collecting, analyzing, and organizing large amounts of data to discover patterns and trends. Cookies: Small pieces of data sent from a website and stored on the user's computer while they are browsing or using the website. Surveillance: The monitoring of activities or data for the purpose of gathering information.
Do you think technology has gone too far in invading people's privacy?
- Yes, it's intrusive and wrong
- No, it's a necessary evil for the greater good
- It depends on the circumstances
- I'm not sure
In 2020, more than 1.5 million people in the US had their privacy breached due to technology. Cookies have been around since 1994. Many countries have laws that protect citizens from invasion of privacy with technology.
Draw / write: What is an example of information that some apps/website collect ?
What are some negative impacts these technologies have on our lives?
What steps can we take to ensure safe and responsible technology use?