TITLE

Surveillance Society

AUTHOR(S)
WESTERVELT, ROBERT
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Information Security;Sep2010, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the emergence of subtle surveillance tools from Google and Facebook and solutions for protecting personal data privacy. It notes that increasing participation in online social sites and services have obligated many people to provide personal information to websites like Google and Facebook. This article cites online add-ons like GoogleSharing as a possible solution to prevent tracking searches, while RedPhone and TextSecure are open source applications that address privacy for the Android mobile phone platform.
ACCESSION #
60990505

 

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