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Digital signatures pose security risk, says expert

A leading technology expert has warned that digital signatures, an increasingly prevalent Internet security technology, could hail a future devoid of privacy. Speaking at the International Forum on Surveillance by Design in London, Stefan Brands warned that digital signatures might lead to widespread government tracing and identity theft.
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A leading technology expert has warned that digital signatures, an increasingly prevalent Internet security technology, could hail a future devoid of privacy.

Speaking at the International Forum on Surveillance by Design in London, Stefan Brands warned that digital signatures might lead to widespread government tracing and identity theft. Full story to follow. -- Will Knight, ZDNet UK

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