A short note from Mr Bloggy – Although the data is ‘depersonalised’ they don’t point out very clearly that you can prevent the system from knowing where you go on the London Underground, all you need to do is simply disable the Wi-Fi Searcher on your phones, tablets and lap-tops. Your ticket or pass could give them most of the info that they should need. But there should be no worry anyway. Should there?

Here’s the article:

 

TfL is conducting a four week trial, collecting depersonalised (pseudonimised) WiFi connection data in order to better understand how London Underground passengers move through stations and interch…

Source: Wifi Data Trial – Understanding London Underground Customer Journeys

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I am a disabled volunteer community blogger. My real name is Mark Mapstone, I am an ex Royal Marine and was a consultant to the commercial mailing and distribution industry. Why not visit some of my other blogsites?

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