It’s no use thinking otherwise. No use wishing for a different outcome. If you live in a metropolis, it’s already a fact of life that CCTV cameras and the ubiquity of mobile computing means that people like you are observed everyday. Observed, tracked, and kept tabs on–be it from Facebook, Google, the government, the police, or private enterprises. A number of farsighted individuals call this the advent of the sentient city.
In a world where everything is seen, there are fewer and fewer options left for private individuals.