E-books are fast becoming tools of corporate surveillance

March 11th, 2024 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Technology 0 thoughts on “E-books are fast becoming tools of corporate surveillance”

“Keep reading, but if you value your privacy, maybe return to paperbacks or hardcovers?

Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security

e-books have emerged as convenient tools for accessing information. However, a new dimension has surfaced regarding their usage: corporate surveillance. As explored in a recent Fast Company article by authors Lia Holland and Jade Pfaefflin Bounds for fastcompany.com, e-books are increasingly becoming avenues through which corporations collect data on readers’ habits and preferences. This evolving trend raises pertinent questions about privacy and the extent to which our digital activities are monitored.

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