The biggest threat to privacy: Government or Corporations?

Replay Six Months Of A German Politician’s Life Thanks To His Mobile Phone Data | Techdirt. 29 March 2011

Malte Spitz asked for his location and phone data and put it to the Zeit (one of the biggest German newspaper). Quite an eye-opener (if needed) about what is available for anyone accessing the data..

Samsung Accused Of Installing Secret Keyloggers On New Laptops ‘To Monitor Performance’, TechDirt 30 March 2011, a pretty scary post, but hardly surprising..

however, I don’t understand this one:

Privacy’ The Latest Tool Being Used For Censorship, TechDirt, 11 March 2011. The right to be forgotten is not a bad idea just because it could be misused or hide other agendas. Hidden agendas also for its opponents?

Back to Government:

Appeals Court Says It’s Possible To Challenge Warrantless Wiretap Law Without Proving It Was Used On You, TechDirt, 21 March 2011

 

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About Audrey Guinchard

Senior Lecturer @ University of Essex (UK)
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