Internet users casually offer up their valuable and sensitive personal data to any online entity that promises even a hint of convenience in exchange. Their carelessness is giving rise to theft, wasteful consumerism, political polarization and, ultimately, chaos. _ To assess the damages and search for antidotes, Luckbox constructed a panel discussion from the thoughts that five data-security experts expressed in separate interviews. _
Most found hope in a combination of regulation and personal initiative. _
How important is data privacy?
nigro: You’re being programmed by algorithms. At some point, the line gets really blurred between what was your decision and what an algorithm has suggested for you. Suppose I’m looking for a new...