Yearly, Shopper Electronics Present attendees obtain a branded backpack, however this yr’s version was particular; made out of clear plastic, the bag’s contents have been seen with out the wearer needing to unzip. It isn’t only a trend determination. Through the years, safety has turn out to be extra intense and cumbersome, however attendees with clear backpacks didn’t should open their baggage when getting into.
That low-cost backpack is a metaphor for an ongoing debate — how many people are prepared to alternate privateness for comfort?
Privateness was on everybody’s thoughts at this yr’s CES in Las Vegas, from CEOs to policymakers, PR businesses and other people answerable for programming the panels. For the primary time in many years, Apple had a proper presence on the occasion; Senior Director of International Privateness Jane Horvath spoke on a panel targeted on privateness with different privateness leaders.