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No Privacy Through Difficulty

January 27th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

I’ve blogged in the past about the futility of increasing futility of pursuing privacy through difficulty, and generally advocate an approach of “when in doubt, make it public”.

But, if you have any doubt about the current state of personal privacy, read what Robert Mitchell’s article in Computerworld entitles “What the Web knows about you“. As he says, “Social Security numbers are just the beginning.”

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