Novica Nakov on Sat, 29 Jun 2002 23:30:29 +0200 (CEST)

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Re: <nettime> Privacy Won't Help Us (Fight Surveillance)

| Every time we use a loyalty card at a retailer, our names are correlated
| with our purchases and entered into giant databases. Every time we pass an
| electronic toll booth on the highway, every time we use a cell phone or a
| credit card, our locations are being recorded, analyzed and stored. Every
| time we go to see a doctor, submit an insurance claim, pay our utility
| bills, interact with the government, or go online, the picture gleaned from
| our actions and states grows finer and fatter.

And this how Microsoft wants to solve our problems:

But will it: ?


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