Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Privacy under attack, but does anybody care?

By Bob Sullivan Technology correspondent MSNBC It's vanishing, but there's no consensus on what it is or what should be done

Someday a stranger will read your e-mail, rummage through your instant messages without your permission or scan the Web sites you’ve visited — maybe even find out that you read this story.

You might be spied in a lingerie store by a secret camera or traced using a computer chip in your car, your clothes or your skin.

Perhaps someone will casually glance through your credit card purchases or cell phone bills, or a political consultant might select you for special attention based on personal data purchased from a vendor. (continue article)

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