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How we survive the surveillance apocalypse

Source: Geoffrey Fowler, Washington Post (Paid Registration)

There are lots of ways your data can, and will, be used against you. When we’re sick, we go to a doctor. To keep our computers safe, we install anti-virus software. Why not have professionals help with data, too? Call them your privacy co-pilot.

A fledgling privacy service called Jumbo shows what’s possible. From your phone, it logs into Google, Facebook, Amazon and others and spruces up your privacy on your behalf. In clear language and colorful illustrations, it explains the real choices we have and makes recommendations like you’d get from a really clued-in friend. It’s my favorite app of the year.

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