Items Tagged with 'privacy'


Personal privacy vs. public security

July 31, 2018
With the new GDPR regulations, I’ve been thinking a lot about the idea that technological security is often treated as a trade-off between public security and personal privacy. And I’m not talking about personal privacy as in a luxury for the privileged — high walls and closed doors. Read More

Privacy in the Prism Age

What does the government really need to know?

July 19, 2013
Edward Snowden’s revelations about the National Security Agency and its Prism program have sparked more questions than answers and renewed a debate about the line between privacy and national security. Read More

Privacy policies now standard in app development

January 18, 2013
With app downloads now reaching well into the billions — Apple and Google now average 1 billion downloads per month — concern over privacy rights has prompted a move toward the inclusion of privacy policies in app development. Read More

Government tries to catch up to today’s technology

Laws regarding the right to privacy are at issue.

December 8, 2012
People spend hours of their lives attached to technology: Cell phones, iPads and computers demand a significant amount of attention each day and store a huge amount of professional and personal information. Read More