Technology facilitates intrusion.
People weasel their way into our lives in order to sell us cable TV, a zoo membership, or enhanced reproductive organs.
So who could be surprised when Gail Davis, a woman in Orpington, England, picked up the phone, listened to someone offering her a prize, and immediately replied, "Thank you very much; I'm not interested"?
The only problem was that the caller really was someone from Apple and Davis really had won a prize. For her household was, indeed, the one from which the 10 billionth app had been downloaded from Apple's app … Read more