Friday, December 4, 2020

Tag: Want Cheaper Insurance Rates? You Can Have It If You Let Companies Track and Manage Your Life

Want Cheaper Insurance Rates? You Can Have It If You Let Companies Track and Manage Your Life

by Nicholas West, Activist Post:

One of the most insidious side effects emerging in our modern world of digital tracking and Big Data goes far beyond the loss of privacy — it is the nearly inevitable move toward centralized behavior management and social engineering.

Much is being made of China’s thorough dismantling of privacy and individuality through their “social credit system.” Rightly so, but the U.S. is showing signs of going down the exact same path.

Not even one month ago, I reported that one of America’s oldest and largest health insurance companies, John Hancock, would begin incentive programs by adding fitness tracking data to all life insurance policies.