5 Places to Look for Your Digital Footprint

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Recently, many iPhone and iPad users were incensed to learn that Siri — the personal digital assistant for iOS devices — has an eerily long memory. Unbeknownst to Apple customers, Siri sends all your queries directly to Apple’s company’s servers, where it is kept for two years before being deleted

And while the truth about Siri is making headlines, it’s not really shocking. Data retention policies have been aggravating Internet and cellphone users for years now. These policies are determined by individual companies and aren’t regulated by state or federal laws.

Shrinking your digital footprint requires a lot of diligence, but if you’d like to get started then it helps to know which companies are hoarding your data and how long they intend to hold onto it. Read more…

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