Monitoring My Own Media Usage: So the NSA Can Take a Day Off

Big Brother is here, in more ways than one can imagine

A Hausch Divided

When I was asked to monitor my media usage for a 24-hour period, it came as no surprise to me that I spend more than just a couple hours every weekday looking at either my phone or laptop screen. What can I say, I am a college student in the U.S. in 2018. I check my phone when I have five minutes to kill, I have never set foot in a travel agency to book flights when I could easily do it online, and I can’t remember the last time I wrote a paper without using

What surprised me more than my usage of technology was the ease at which it might all be traced and surveilled. I frequently use Google Maps and Apple Maps when I am going somewhere, to the point where although I have never set a home address, after a few months of living…

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