Backstory: Privacy in the Digital Age

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Verizon Wireless recently came under fire when it was revealed the company has begun selling information about its customers—including users’ geographical locations, app usage, and web browsing activities—to third parties. Last month the ACLU released documents showing a massive increase in electronic surveillance by the government. For this week's Backstory, CNET’s Declan McCullagh gives an update on digital privacy, explaining who is pushing the boundaries of what can be done with our personal data, and what some activists are trying to do about it.


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Comments [1]

John A from DECland

ACLU and the press are our only hope in these cases. Good luck and Thanks.

Oct. 18 2012 01:41 PM

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