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    Default Privacy is not dead

    I thought this was an interesting take on it all

    Editor's note: Jack Cheng is the author of "These Days," a novel about startups, modern relationships and the human side of technology.
    (CNN) -- I live my life in the open: I'm easily googleable, emailable, and you can figure out from my Twitter and Instagram accounts what I've been doing. For a while my phone number was posted publicly on my Facebook profile.
    I'm aware that these sites and services are tracking me. I know they're collecting my data, crunching it and selling it to advertisers, who in turn try to sell me things, and I am OK with this.

    It's the cost of admission. These services help me stay connected with my friends and interact with strangers, and in turn I grant them permission to analyze my tweets and profile my Facebook interests for profit.
    The revelation that the government is snooping on our communications in the interest of national security is nothing new. This latest incident doesn't come as a shocker.


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    You might guess that I reacted with mild surprise followed by general indifference, because young people are already sharing everything anyway. Besides, privacy is dead, right?
    Privacy is not dead. The phone snooping is on a different level than that of companies selling my data to advertisers. Such behavior is unsettling, and is perhaps a true threat to privacy.
    There are some in Silicon Valley who regard privacy as a relic of the past, something that falls off the back of the truck of progress as it rumbles into the future. It reminds me of sci-fi author Rudy Rucker's novel, "Postsingular," in which entrepreneurs unleash nanobots that virtually overnight blanket the earth and create an Internet-on-steroids instantly connecting everything on the planet, letting humans peer into any part of the world.

    The novel is a thought experiment on the obliteration of privacy, and Rucker imagines dumpster-diving as routine — everyone can peer into the trash can at McDonald's and find discarded but perfectly edible griddle cakes. Crime basically disappears as everyone knows where everyone else is and what they are doing. Even clothing is a mere formality.
    But even in the book there are blind spots, places the nanobots can't reach. In our real world, privacy isn't anywhere close to dead. Privacy today is just more nuanced and exists in different ways than 10, 50, 100 years ago.

    It is not simply a matter of sharing more or less; not merely how much but in what way and with whom. Privacy is contingent on who we're trying to keep something private from -- family, friends, acquaintances, employers, strangers.
    With more services and apps and greater degrees of control in which we can use them, we find ourselves having to make more decisions about where to draw the lines.
    Friends of mine will untag themselves from Facebook photos to hide more unflattering images of themselves if they are "friends" with their employers. Some refrain from posting to Facebook things they don't want their parents to see, opting for Twitter instead, where their parents don't have accounts. Snapchat is built around a privacy-minded constraint: Mission Impossible-esque messages that self-destruct shortly after opening.

    The nature of social media also makes room for subterfuge, and an illusory openness is another form of privacy. The Internet allows for masks, false identities and misrepresentation. It's prevalent enough in online dating, for instance, that MTV has a show devoted to it. There may be new spotlights illuminating our lives, but these lights also cast shadows, and these shadows become new places where we can hide ourselves from the world.
    The kind privacy that is becoming more of the norm is dependent on our ability to move freely among the myriad services and apps, and to opt in selectively, both in what we use and how we choose to use them.

    I'm not about to disable all my accounts. But I do wonder if we're heading into a future where we have to be constantly mindful of when our privacy might just slip through the cracks.


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    oh it's dead and gone. there is NO doubt about it.
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    Edward Snowden Whistle Blower a hero ?

    You be the judge
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    When I was a kid, I remember a guy named Daniel Ellsberg leaking some classified documents to the New York Times about the Vietnam War called "the Pentagon Papers."
    When the whistle-blower finally stood trial for espionage, my parents weren't quite sure how to feel. But when Richard Nixon's crew was revealed to have been conducting illegal wiretaps in an effort to discredit the former intelligence contractor, well, they were outraged and decided Ellsberg was a hero. So did the judge and most of America.

    I wonder whether Ed Snowden, the 29-year-old Booz Allen Hamilton employee behind last week's series of leaks about National Security Agency surveillance on the American public, will be rewarded with the same admiration. You'd think we would be even more outraged by what he uncovered than we were by the surveillance of Ellsberg. After all, it's not just one lone loose cannon being wiretapped here, it's all of us being monitored.



    http://www.cnn.com/2013/06/10/opinio...dmn_topstories



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    Privacy died years ago. It's one thing I would have stayed in Germany for.

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    Quote Originally Posted by calemus View Post
    oh it's dead and gone. there is NO doubt about it.
    If its dead and gone you can't bring it back so you should save your breath and stop complaining about it.

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    there is a slight fragment of a minute bit of a possability that the USA people might pull thier heads out of thier complaicency, get their act together, and MAKE the gov behave itself.

    but that means we have to do a LOT of "complaining"
    or as the wise lable it, proper approach to solving political corruption by voting.
    i for one would dust off my ballot

    for those with wisdom, MAKE A STINK
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    Quote Originally Posted by calemus View Post
    there is a slight fragment of a minute bit of a possability that the USA people might pull thier heads out of thier complaicency, get their act together, and MAKE the gov behave itself.

    but that means we have to do a LOT of "complaining"
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    i for one would dust off my ballot

    for those with wisdom, MAKE A STINK
    Well then it isn't dead.

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