Be your own personal privacy czar

Monday, 19 November 2007, 3:20 PM EST

Like most journalists I know I'm very sloppy about keeping my online communications secure. I rarely encrypt e-mail messages, leaving them to be read by anyone in the electronic chain between me and the intended recipient.

And I use public chat services like MSN Messenger and iChat, even though they send messages as plain text across the network. Partly this is because the tools needed to make communications secure can be cumbersome and complicated, even for someone with a technical background.

At the BBC.

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