Infographic: Do You Care About Mobile Phone Privacy?

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Because our smartphones are attached to us at all times, we often view them as an extension of our person. However, an insightful essay and accompanying infographic in The Atlantic says “that thing you’re carrying around, that thing you tell all of your secrets to, isn’t an extension of your self. It was created by someone else, it relies on applications built by third-party developers and it transits information wirelessly through carrier networks operated by even more corporations — and all of them have access to some of your data.” Check out the entire article and an eye-opening infographic that examines consumer behaviors when it comes to smartphone use.

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Elaine Rigoli

Elaine Rigoli is PRIVATE WiFi's manager of digital content strategy.