Wednesday, 12 March 2008

Living in the "Digital Shadow"

Whether it be held on the web, in the multitude of databases that institutions use to hold all kinds of information about us, or on the hard drives archived from security cameras - what happens with all that data?

"My big concern is that pretty soon these organizations that have collected so much information about us will know more about us than we do about ourselves," Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center Latest News about Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), told TechNewsWorld. "We need to start thinking about this, particularly as ID theft becomes more widespread."

What happens when the data stored about us exceeds what we've voluntarily committed into the digital domain? What if that day is almost here already?

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