George Orwell And Winston Smith Would See Us As Fools

George Orwell And Winston Smith Would See Us As Fools

Why do we give away our privacy so freely, in exchange for cute puppy videos? As Internet users, we are quite naive and dumb. We love Facebook, but we get annoyed when we are confronted by ads. Well, welcome to the brave new world where nothing is for free, and your very private data is a readily tradable commodity. But don’t rush to blame others. Blame yourself for being so easily fooled. At the same time, forget about being monitored by ultra-secret national ‘big brother’ spying agencies. Your biggest danger comes from what you voluntarily use every day because you think it is free, and that you are at liberty to say, like