"What kind of data is your cell phone company collecting? Malte Spitz wasn’t too worried when he asked his operator in Germany to share information stored about him. Multiple unanswered requests and a lawsuit later, Spitz received 35,830 lines of code -- a detailed, nearly minute-by-minute account of half a year of his life."
Mines the use of the technology of cell providers, advertisers, and especially governments, to monitor individuals on the internet all the time.
Notes, using a story from his life connected to Germany, that people should be proactive in retaining their rights to privacy in the US and defending rights of people in countries such as China, against monitoring of mobile devices.
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