Thursday, 30 June 2011
On the Open Digital Policy blog: Google+ and privacy circles
Is data loss a privacy breach, or a breach of trust? We willingly handed-over our private data to a third party - a data loss is just part of the risk equation, right?
Is a kiss-and-tell a privacy issue, or a disregard of implied confidentiality?
What is absolutely certain is that the web introduces a whole new domain of privacy issues. Some say the internet changes everything, but at Open Digital we prefer to look at the internet simply as a tool facilitating human interaction; and, as such, the internet just offers a new and efficient medium for channelling some antisocial behaviour patterns.
Almost all online privacy worries boil down to one simple question: what are the likely consequences of my action?
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