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Sep 26 / Geoffrey Nathan

So what is privacy, anyway?

I have blogged at various times on privacy and the Internet, and it’s become a really hot topic both in the headlines (are you listening, NSA?) to the IT industry. Recently the always excellent web comic XKCD had a great take on the issue:

http://xkcd.com/1269/

Scott Adams (creator of Dilbert) also blogged about privacy, with a very different take (and you should also read the comments to get a sense of what all the issues are.

http://dilbert.com/blog/entry/the_privacy_illusion/

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