Category Archives: privacy
老大哥在看着你。(Big Brother is watching you)
But Big Brother won’t know who he’s watching
Big Brother is watching you
“The race to embrace invasive tools underscores a simple dynamic at play during the current global pandemic: Public health concerns are trumping the desire to protect individuals’ privacy online and in the real world, even in the home of the General Data Protection Regulation, Europe’s sweeping privacy rules. …
“Pointing to a wave of new surveillance powers approved nationally and EU-wide in 2015- 2017, following a wave of terrorist attacks, critics argue that regulators are green-lighting practices that will be almost impossible to unwind once the pandemic has passed. …
“According to European Commissioner Breton and other top officials urging telecoms operators to hand over data, privacy can be respected because the data concerned is anonymized and aggregated.
“But that is a little reassurance, according to privacy experts who point out that an individual’s identity can easily be deduced from just a handful of anonymized mobile phone location data points.”
Mixed signals from ECJ on “right to be forgotten”
America lagging Europe? Not possible
Must be more treasonable noticing of seditious facts.
Seriously, this is important and people need to pressure Congress to do the right thing.