"We discovered that only about half of your digital footprint is
related to your individual actions—taking pictures, sending e-mails, or
making digital voice calls. The other half is what we call the 'digital
shadow'—information about you—names in financial records, names on
mailing lists, web surfing histories or images taken of you by security
cameras in airports or urban centers. For the first time your digital
shadow is larger than the digital information you actively create about
IDC senior vice president, John Gantz
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In a day and age where the internet has provided ease of access to everything, the big topic on everyone’s lips is that of ownership. Who owns what you write, what you take a photo of, what you listen too, what you watch?
The prominent battle field that this is being fought on is that of the music and movie industry. The big studios are scared to the bones of any piece of media being let go without some sort of restriction. Some of these restrictions are simple methods to track who originally bought the track. But in most cases they are an attempt to limit how many times you can play, where you can play, what you can play it on, and how long you can play it for.
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