Information Technology and Privacy – 2013 Update


The original post on Information Technology and Privacy was published in 2011. That post discussed a number of areas of privacy including consumer privacy, social media and privacy, national security, legislation and law enforcement and also looked particularly at Facebook, Google and Wikileaks as applied examples on the privacy landscape. This post provides updates on consumer …

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Information Technology and Privacy 2012 Update


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BiQ_2h-CwPU&feature=player_embedded I have left the posting on Information Technology and Privacy from 2011 intact and am posting here additional content for 2012. This appears in the following areas. The above video illustrates the continuing complacency about privacy amongst many internet users. The following video makes this argument more forcefully. In 2012 the threat posed by …

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Week 6: Information Technology and Privacy


Surveillance and information gathering has reached worrying magnitudes for many in the internet enabled world. This week we will consider the following questions about information technology and privacy: 1. What is privacy today? 2. What is the current internet privacy position? 3. What are the internet risks to privacy? 4. What impact does social media have …

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