Marko Mirceski, 2021-07-11
General data collection, which I tend to call Espionage, is often used in tandem with Telemetry, to get all the information the government (or other companies) may want from an end user. Both Espionage and Telemetry-Scripts have the tendency to "phone home", and secretly send all the data over to servers running proprietary software, which are used to process heaps of stolen data.
Since data is one of the most powerful resources available in the digital age, these companies have a stranglehold over what we want and don't want, effectively turning us into digital slaves.
How to circumvent this