Consumers helping to kill privacy

Summary:Consumers' unbridled affair with all things technological has an evil twin: a seemingly unstoppable encroachment on their personal privacy. Database technology enables bits and pieces of our daily lives to be assembled and repackaged in thousands of ways and sold to anyone wanting to target consumers for a quick sale or an unwitting scam.

Consumers' unbridled affair with all things technological has an evil twin: a seemingly unstoppable encroachment on their personal privacy. Database technology enables bits and pieces of our daily lives to be assembled and repackaged in thousands of ways and sold to anyone wanting to target consumers for a quick sale or an unwitting scam. Does that mean that privacy is dead? Full story to follow. -- Brock N. Meeks, MSNBC

Topics: Privacy, Security, Software

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