Wearables: Are we handing more tools to Big Brother?
Most of us would love a break on our health insurance. We would generally appreciate the convenience of seeing ads for things we’re actually interested in buying, instead of irrelevant “clutter.” A lot of us would like someone, or something, else keeping track of how effective our workouts are.
All that and more is available in a web-connected world. But those benefits come at a price — personal information. In the case of health insurance, it means handing over some of the most intimate details of our lives, and lifestyles, in exchange for a couple hundred bucks a year.