The company is to use Facebook data to calculate customer premiums. But even more invasive ways to monetise lives are coming with the Internet of ThingsAnybody who has been overcharged by an insurance company, denied a claim or given the runaround by an insurer’s customer disservice should shudder at the idea of insurers learning how to deploy the internet as a way of monitoring customers and using their online data to determine how much they should pay.The latest, inevitable news is that Admiral, one of the UK’s biggest insurers, is to use customers’ Facebook data to help calculate how much car insurance they should pay. Each device is a window into part of your life, and insurers want to be the ones pressing their face against the glass Related: ‘Smart’ devices ‘too dumb’ to fend off cyber-attacks, say experts Related: Internet of things: the greatest mass surveillance infrastructure ever? Continue reading