Privacy Blog

“By continuing the process of inflation, governments can confiscate secretly and unobserved an important part of the wealth of their citizens.” – John Maynard Keynes, writing about the effects of a seemingly small amount of inflation every year.

A Perfect Example Why Businesses Should Not Be Gathering Your Private Information

Want to read a modern-day horror story? Massachusetts-based digital mapping company called MaxMind started decoding the EXACT location of Internet IP addresses. That by itself is an obvious invasion of privacy. However, to make matters even worse, the company’s accuracy is less than perfect. Innocent people have suffered as a result.

One example of technology gone amuck can be found at How an internet mapping glitch turned a random Kansas farm into a digital hell by Kashmir Hill at http://goo.gl/gED9Wh.

This could happen to you, all without your knowledge.

Categories: Security

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