Certainly our thoughts about privacy changed last year. With the NSA disclosures and the seemingly weekly data breaches from commercial businesses, we longer have any expectation of our right to privacy. Or perhaps we now have a more realistic view of how much of our data tracks are being monitored.
Will consumers just be angry, or do businesses have to step up their game and actually deliver on better privacy protection? Are we really at risk to the extent that our government spy masters say we are when they give software demos on 60 Minutes? Does our right to privacy trump other rights, such as the right to a fair jury trial or freedom of speech? Just how much data do Snowden and his allies still have access to?
There are still plenty of revelations about the extent of the NSA’s abilities, as we saw at the end of…
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