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NewsObscurity: A Better Way to Think About Your Data Than 'Privacy' Pin
Terrence Dorsey20-Jan-13 11:32
staffTerrence Dorsey20-Jan-13 11:32 
While many debates over technology and privacy concern obscurity, the term rarely gets used. This is unfortunate, as "privacy" is an over-extended concept. It grabs our attention easily, but is hard to pin down. Sometimes, people talk about privacy when they are worried about confidentiality. Other times they evoke privacy to discuss issues associated with corporate access to personal information. Fortunately, obscurity has a narrower purview.
It's difficult to protect your privacy from your own oversharing.

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