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Erica Mandy



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Special Edition: Tech vs. Privacy - Do You Really Care?

• 16 min

Perhaps you’re enjoying a new smart device you got over the holidays, or maybe you’re trying to cut back on how much time you spend scrolling on social media. Some of you are probably trying to figure out a way to keep working from home, at least some of the time. No matter what, my guess is that your use of technology has gone up one way or another since the start of the pandemic. So what does it all really mean for our data privacy? And do Americans really care about privacy, or will convenience win out almost every time? Today, I’m chatting with Joanna Stern, a senior personal tech columnist for the Wall Street Journal and a contributor for CNBC.  She’s sharing the personal moments privacy does seem to matter to consumers, whether our devices are actually listening to us, and which newer technologies could be the next to transform our lives in the near future. Joanna Stern's documentary:  “The iPhone Baby: How 15 Years Shaped a Generation.” This episode is brought to you by and is also sponsored by Get ad-free episodes by becoming an insider: 

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