Will data storage costs increase privacy?

Friday, 16 March 2007, 10:50 PM EST

Will technology companies start offering consumers greater privacy as a cost-saving measure? According to the United States Internet Industry Association, the cost of storing a single gigabyte of information in a secured facility can exceed $15 per year, while the cost of storing less sensitive data is half that figure.

Litigation over poorly handled consumer data and identity theft can add to the cost of collecting and maintaining data.

At CIO Today.

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