Category Archives: Data Protection and Privacy

Who protects data privacy?

There are two reasons why individuals usually do not want to share information: it must be too important or irrelevant. Whatever is considered unimportant is disregarded; however, sometimes the extremely important information takes one way — it is kept private. … Continue reading

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Data Privacy: You Know What About Me?

As I was reading chapter 7 of Lawrence Lessig’s book Code: and Other Internet Laws, I began to reflect on his theory that code is what threatens our liberty in cyberspace.  Code is the tool used to architect, regulate, and … Continue reading

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Data Protection and Privacy: Everyone Knows Everything About You

It’s fascinating (and horrifying) how much our social interaction online has changed. In 1993, the New Yorker published its famous cartoon “On the Internet, Nobody Knows You’re a Dog”. Now 20 years later, while the joke is still somewhat relevant, … Continue reading

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Data Protection and Privacy: Can Bob Save Us?

Lawrence Lessig, in his book Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace, brings up a very powerful argument. He states: The code of cyberspace is becoming just another tool of state regulation. Indirectly, by regulating code writing, the government can achieve … Continue reading

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Data protection and privacy

Since the expose of mass surveillance by Edward Snowden that carry out by the US government, Israel and Britain (the PRISM program) on their citizens, on international user of US-based service providers and on some world leaders (the program run … Continue reading

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