Privacy (again)

Since I’ve written the previous post on Privacy, I’ve seen this topic come up often in the media. Here’s one from the New Yort Times of 3 March: “Web Privacy Becomes a Business Imperative”, where it shows how “Privacy is no longer just a regulatory headache. Increasingly, Internet companies are pushing each other to prove to consumers that their data is safe and in their control”. Companies are finally grasping the importance of privacy

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/04/technology/amid-do-not-track-effort-web-companies-race-to-look-privacy-friendly.html

At the same time, tracking capabilities are becoming more sophisticated and powerful, and it it’s now easier to track people in the physical world — with or without their knowledge of course. You can run, but you just can’t hide…

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/03/07/technology-turns-to-tracking-people-offline

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