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Metadata Is More Intrusive Than Direct Listening Of Phone Calls Says Snowden
Government monitoring of “metadata” is more intrusive than directly listening to phone calls or reading emails.
NHS Patient Data to be Made Available for Sale to Drug and Insurance Firms
Ramesh, Randeep
Drug and insurance companies will from later this year be able to buy information on patients once a single English database of medical data has been created. Privacy experts warn there will be no way...

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Get your head out of the clouds
If we allow our personal data to be stored in giant electornic centres, we deserve what we get
Harris, John
Appraising the risks to personal data held in cloud computing systems.
Test Your Online Privacy Protection with EFF's Panopticlick
Sources News Release
The Electronic Frontier Foundation launched new online tracker-testing in its Panopticlick tool today, helping you analyze the privacy protections in your Web browser. New Feature Analyzes Your Web Br...

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