Secure Communications

Diffie: Privacy laws could hurt the little guy

I believe in privacy, but privacy is just one of a number of considerations. Privacy of political conversation is essential for a democratic society. Is the privacy of information about yourself necessary for it? That’s not very clear. It’s a very squishy concept. In small communities you have very little privacy, but you have accountability, because you know who the members of the community are.

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June 9, 2007 - Posted by | encryption, English, illegal, privacy, security, technology

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