By Ken Cox, Founder of PPGS Global
Dear friends, colleagues, and fellow travelers on the road of life,
In the bustling streets of commerce, signs do more than just show the way; they tell a story. Take, for instance, the iconic “Hot Doughnuts Now” sign of Krispy Kreme. This isn’t just a sign; it’s a beacon of warmth and temptation, instantly communicating both availability and allure.
Yet, the power of signage extends far beyond the realms of commerce, into the very fabric of our daily lives. Think of the stark, life-saving messages such as “No Lifeguard on Duty” or the cautionary “Sharp Turn Ahead” signs. They are silent guardians, guiding us through potential perils.
PPGS aims to introduce a simple, universally understandable symbol to signify the privacy risks of digital products. This symbol serves as a digital signage system, guiding consumers to make informed decisions about their data privacy, much like traffic signs direct drivers.
The need for such clarity in the digital realm is not just a convenience; it’s a necessity. In a world where data is often traded without consent, a clear choice is often lacking. Current practices assume consent, largely due to complex privacy policies that are hard to understand, let alone find.
Additionally, in a hypothetical world where a tyrannical government could exploit personal beliefs, the value of privacy escalates. The ability to keep one’s religious beliefs private, especially in contrast to a regime’s doctrines, is a crucial liberty that must be safeguarded.
In conclusion, as signs guide and protect us in the physical world, so too must we establish clear, comprehensible signage in the digital landscape. PPGS is not just a tool; it’s a commitment to a future where digital choices are as informed and protected as our real-world decisions. By empowering people with clear information, we enable them to choose privacy. It is not just about providing a choice but about ensuring that the choice is clear and accessible.
PPGS represents a step towards a future where our digital interactions are as safe and transparent as our physical ones. By embracing the power of signs in both the physical and digital realms, we can ensure that our journey through life is one of informed choices and protected privacy.