Nigel M. de S. Cameron
Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies
Questions raised at the interface of privacy and emerging technologies go far beyond recent contro-versies over the way Google, Facebook and other social media giants use our information. (As the saying goes, we ain’t seen nothing yet: what about nanodust tracking? And long before that prob¬lem may come along, what about the security uses of our info?) But it’s here in our near-universal embrace of social networking and search that the most problematic questions have been raised for general discussion.
It’s problematic for many reasons – for starters, it really isn’t clear whether and how much most peo-ple are particularly concerned about privacy. Companies grasping for business models are loathe to limit their options...Read More