Showing posts with label big data. Show all posts
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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

The New York Times on Data Convergence and Privacy Concerns

As more of day to day life and communications takes place on IP based networks, and as the regulation  surrounding that convergence removes barriers to owners of those networks providing information gleaned from those communications to third parties (including the State) without fear of tort or criminal  reprisal, it becomes more and more clear that tomorrow's world is one with much less privacy than that envisioned during, say, the writing of the Federalist Papers.

The New York Times just published a discussion on the topic that is worth perusing (even if you are not particularly a fan of the Times).

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