Each day, 50,000 people enter Disney’s theme parks, along with their phones, purchases, locations, and photos. What happens to the data?
Janet Vertesi is associate professor of sociology at Princeton University, where she is an expert in the relationship between technology and society. An ethnographer with NASA’s robotic space exploration teams and a published author of several award-winning books and articles, she is also a longtime conscientious objector to the personal-data economy. She writes about her “opt out experiments” at www.optoutproject.net.