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Humans have a very interesting dependence on the Internet. Since its creation in 1990 by the European Council for Nuclear Research (CERN), the Internet has grown exponentially into a vast web of information capturing unsuspecting humans in its inescapable net. The Internet has greatly enhanced the way we communicate with each other which has allowed the discovery of great scientific and technological advancements. However, in all of its glory, the Internet also has its pitfalls. Because of the Internet, humans have grown an attachment that has developed a sort of “symbiotic” relationship between humans and the interface. And with this relationship was brought the ability to collect data from anyone and everyone who has access to it. Data collection is one of the most debated topics of this technological age and while it may have a few benefits, it is a bigger hindrance than it is an asset.
Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter; all of these companies are household names, three of which are among the most powerful and most valuable brands in the world (Google even makin…