[funsec] Privacy Police Go Paranoid Against Google

steve pirk [egrep] steve at pirk.com
Mon Jun 14 14:17:14 CDT 2010


I buzzed the article. Excellent job Larry! Not that anyone will promote it
to the nightly news... ;-]

--steve
On Sun, Jun 13, 2010 at 11:26, Larry Seltzer <larry at larryseltzer.com> wrote:

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> http://blogs.pcmag.com/securitywatch/2010/06/privacy_police_go_paranoid_aga.php
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> (Yes, this is a little about driving traffic to my blog, but it’s also
> on-point for funsec.
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> Why do people get so irrational about privacy issues?
>
> I've spoken to several people who have been involved with real software
> development (as I have) and we all find Google's explanation of the Street
> View Wifi data collection incident<http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2364904,00.asp?kc=PCRSS05079TX1K0000992>
>  perfectly plausible. I'll go further: The idea that they intended to
> collect Wifi payload data for this operation is highly implausible.
>
> ….
>

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steve pirk
refiamerica.org
"father... the sleeper has awakened..." paul atreides - dune
kexp.org member august '09
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