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Rafae Wathra

Google Zooms In Too Close for Some (New York Times) - 0 views

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    This is about how many users were surprised by the details of google street view (ex. image of cat). They believe this means they have to close blinds. Some license plate numbers were readable and illegal areas were photographed.
Shih-Chen Chiu

BBC NEWS | Technology | Facebook changes privacy policy - 0 views

  • be more transparent about what data it collects and why.
    • Farah Alam
       
      social and ethical issues- privacy
      the user will be able to know why facebook wants certain information and not give it to them if they think its not justified and maintain their privacy.
  • privacy settings and make it clear to users that they can delete or deactivate an account
    • Farah Alam
       
      IT systems- communication systems are involved ( internet)
  • The country is the first to complete a full investigation of Facebook's privacy practices.
    • Farah Alam
       
      IMPACT- science.
      through their investigation they are able to find out more(and also create more jobs)
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  • There are around 950,000 developers in 180 countries who provide applications for the site.
  • social network
  • Facebook's Michael Richter said if a user chose to deactivate their account, the site would still store their information "even if it is for 10 years".

  • "Application developers have had virtually unrestricted access to Facebook users' personal information,"
    • Salman Rushdi
       
      Social and Ethical issue
      Impacting on privacy.-sharing information through an unclear privacy policy
anonymous

US Gov. 2.3 gegapixel camera - 0 views

  • it also means that people can be illuminated without being aware of it.
    • anonymous
       
      What about privacy, of people who are not criminals?
  • The ability to provide real-time surveillance of large areas may be getting closer, as the Army launches a quest for a 2.3 gigapixel camera that could be packaged aboard a drone or a manned aircraft.
    • anonymous
       
      Social > Privacy
  • In terms of specifics, the Army is looking for 2.3 gigapixels running at two frames per second. By my reckoning, this suggests continuous coverage of area of around sixty-two square miles at 0.3m resolution with a single sensor
    • anonymous
       
      It systesms > harware & software
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  • Airborne cameras providing a persistent view were a key factor in Task Force ODIN’s success in Iraq; given the new technology, their successors could have even more impact. And those cameras might have some effect on the home front too.
Elvira Russ

BBC NEWS | Technology | A life recorded in bits and bytes - 0 views

  • includes everything he has accumulated, written, photographed, presented, and owned.
  • includes everything he has accumulated, written, photographed, presented, and owned.
  • includes everything he has accumulated, written, photographed, presented, and owned.
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  • includes everything he has accumulated, written, photographed, presented, and owned.
  • includes everything he has accumulated, written, photographed, presented, and owned.
  • includes everything he has accumulated, written, photographed, presented, and owned.
  • includes everything he has accumulated, written, photographed, presented, and owned.
    • Bhumika Regmi
       
      The plan is that one can include all of their information on to the programme like Gordon Bell. If the system is to fail or have some sort of error, one's privacy as well as security is at stake.
  • in the future we may all be able to offload our own memory into a comprehensive e-memory.
    • Bhumika Regmi
       
      Applications
  • Bell, a principle researcher at Microsoft Research, has now written a book about how
    • Bhumika Regmi
       
      education
  • "You basically have a great sense of freedom, because you are able to offload your bio-memory, and just commit all of the facts to an e-memory."
  • He said that the time is right for people to take e-memories seriously.
  • "I wouldn't have said this 20 years ago because of the difficulty and the cost to do it. The opportunity now is: it doesn't cost anything to do this."
  • For Mr Bell the benefit of his experiment is simple: it makes him feel better.
  • "I have a reasonably complicated life - so I wanted to find out just how many bits were coming and going, and how to deal with it."
  • His life is kept in a database for a project called MyLifeBits.
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    Gordon Bell has digitised his entire life, from shopping receipts to phone calls.
Chalana Perera

Exploiting Browser Information & Privacy - 0 views

  • easy it was to exploit security loopholes
    • Chalana Perera
       
      Easy exploitation leads to a lot of negative consequences and areas of impact include all sorts of education online, banking and financial reserves, businesses and mainstream market affairs, governmental and nongovernmental work and damage to personal information and biological/health data. This also harms intellectual property and ideas can be stolen online far easier than usual... reliability & security....
  • redirect traffic
    • Chalana Perera
       
      Redirecting internet connection or regular user traffic could lead to a backlog of information on the web and a loss of personal details and this again as huge areas of impact including security, reliability and extended impact on finances and personal details & anonymity....this also affects systems in the social context with networks being hacked and codes and enscriptions being changed..
  • access and steal any information exchanged
    • Chalana Perera
       
      Stealing information can also connect to software and the usage/creation tools of software and other application....communication systems are also greatly affected such as wire tapping systems
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