yet each of those apps lays bare the soul of your PC. Fact is, Adobe and the other corps deliberately pander to the data-gatherers, providing them with the technological means to mine the data.
Second fact is the overwhelming majority of users simply do not care, which is reflected in the rush to buy the newest smart phones - in the millions - which deliver all personal data to the world of the miners - indiscriminately.
Third fact is that many of those firms which design such systems make a significant portion of revenue from government/police miners for which the firms get upwards of $50. a pop for each instance. And, there are millions of "pops" each year
If you sods would simply "take the chip", you could put an end to all this activity. You chip your pets - why not feel the relief and sense of peace that comes with the government knowing where you are, who you are and what you are - constantly and in real time?
There is even a new invisible ink that can be scanned which will not leave an obvious, telltale mark