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Are Cellphones Destroying Our Privacy?

by Adam Ostrow, mashable.com

We know that the wireless carriers have a lot of information about us. But what exactly do they know, and does that data create an enormous privacy risk? According to two experts who have dug deeply into this issue, the answer is a resounding yes.

Christopher Soghoian, who is slated to join the ACLU as its Principle Technologist later this year, believes that the wireless carriers haven’t done nearly enough to close security gaps that make your phone calls, text messages and data available to anyone with relatively unsophisticated surveillance equipment.

via Are Cellphones Destroying Our Privacy?.

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Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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