In defense of privacy

Friday, 9 September 2005, 12:25 AM EST

Today I'd like to discuss a fundamental principle that security specialists have to deal with all the time but which has a much broader social significance than discussions of, say, firewalls: privacy.

Have you ever heard anyone say something like, “Government ‘invasion of privacy’ does not matter to me; I have nothing to hide.”

By M. E. Kabay at Network World.

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