Someday, we’ll all have our own digital snoops

Tomorrow's buyer will gather his own information

Future-Proof: Navigate Threats, Seize Opportunities at ICNY 2018 | Jan 22-26 at the Marriott Marquis, Times Square, New York

With the gargoyle dispatched, Carl rolled up his screen and put it in the safe in his hotel room. Outside, the rain was letting up. Which was good because he'd planned on walking to his client's office today, through the twisty downtown section of Antwerp. He checked his pockets one last time to make sure he had no electronic devices on him. Meetings with European clients were always like this. His counterparts wore their electronics but Americans weren't allowed on the property with electronics. It was a standard security measure in finance and other "important" industries. To be honest, Carl didn't mind. He was an excellent note taker. He relished the opportunity to be free of the confines of predetermined database fields and spreadsheets. But it did require him to be mentally sharp. This is why, like Dante, he liked to walk. So his mind could clear and he could think. While he slept, his wife had forwarded her thoughts on three properties back in the U.S. They were movin...