An international effort in January 2008, Data Privacy Day began in the United States and Canada as an addition to the Data Protection Day celebrated in Europe. Officially led by NCSA (the National Cyber Security Alliance), Data Privacy Day commemorates the legal, international treaty dealing with data privacy and protection.
Platforms like Signal-encrypted messaging application are free—yet absolutely private and secure —providing end-to-end encryption unlike others making money by trading user’s data to advertising agencies. But again, how aware are we of these safer options, to restrict any unauthorized collection of private data by third-party?
We only make it easy for those third party users to collect our private information. By using platforms that are neither encrypted nor secure, we tend to give oodles of data away for absolutely free.
Only few of billions internet users are concerned about any third–party agency or user accessing our private data. But the real question is How concerned are you?