How Technology Helps Creditors Control Debtors

Even if you “purchase” an item outright, there is a strong legal argument that you don’t even “own” what you “purchased” thanks to the DMCA. When you lease an item, you waive ALL rights to ownership–sometimes perpetually.

From software that records your every keystroke, to GPS tracking, to ignition kill switches—lenders have more power over their customers than ever.

Source: How Technology Helps Creditors Control Debtors – The Atlantic

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