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Do you use a search engine? Social media? Any modern online game? A connected smart home? A smart phone without its privacy settings altered? A modern flat screen tv? A modern car? All of them do behavioral extraction in one form of another. Often under the guise of entertainment.

To single out Ingress or Pokémon Go seems to ignore the much bigger problem.

And, as an Ingress oldie, it was a lot of fun. We planned for weeks to cover the northern hemisphere, preparing with people in four different continents. I’ve met people and seen parts of the world I would never have met or seen otherwise.

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