Pieces Of You In The Network

 

Every second 28,000 pieces of voice, video, and photo communication are sent. Cell phone companies record more of that metadata than you might think: 736 pieces of data per person per day. Depending on your service provider, this information is retained anywhere from a year to five years. Michael Rigley’s animated infographic reminds us how little control we have over our personal data.

 

 

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