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Here's something I've been thinking a lot about recently. When people inevitably get technological implants to record vision and things of the like...what happens if there are privacy policy changes?

@ThreeBadgersInATrenchcoat
Iphones are pretty much already embedded enhancements. Ever tried to get someone off one? I hope you have seen Ghost in the Machine.

@krock I think while people are tied to iPhones, it's such a different situation. An iPhone, while it does store almost everything, they're making steps towards better and more acceptable privacy practices. With let's say a vision implant that records whatever you see, if you get it when the privacy policy says it doesn't store anything, then it changes to share recordings with Tencent or Facebook, what do you do? You can't just throw it away like a phone, so where does that leave you?

@ThreeBadgersInATrenchcoat I totally agree. We are already cyborgs and these enhancements to our beings such as phones, PC's, and cars are designed to be 'sticky' as they say in the industry. I live with a family of Apple slaves who are extremely difficult to separate from their devices. Apple accomplishes this brilliantly. I am careful to ensure that I stay master and not mastered by my tech. Most people are slaves of digital imperialists already. See the movies or series if you haven't.

@ThreeBadgersInATrenchcoat I think this highlights the necessity of legislation that truly protects privacy for individuals and the collective. If companies change the privacy policy on permanent or semi-permanent enhancements to ourselves, we are screwed. Until such guarantees are in place, I am very careful about what I install onto myself, be it HW, SW, or carbon based.

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