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Peekaboo, I see you - the age of facial recognition

Posted by Ms. Gadget
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on Wednesday, 25 July 2012
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Anyone who has watched crime series will know that facial recognition is used my law enforcement, but the technology is quickly making its way into our own lives. 

The web of public privacy

Posted by simonearmer
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on Sunday, 20 May 2012
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Internet and privacy do not mix

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Apple is watching you

Posted by Ash Beddow
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on Sunday, 06 May 2012
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The discovery of a “secret” file on Apple’s iPhone 4, iPad 2 and iTouch raises questions about personal privacy, security and what the data is being used for now and in the future.

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Less ads on paper and more ads online

Posted by Shiraz
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on Monday, 30 April 2012
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As social media sites are receiving increasingly more attention in the media due to "privacy laws" and advertising, I thought it pertinent to add my 10 cents worth.

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Who is watching you?

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Trust media truth

Posted by izzyabraham
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on Monday, 23 April 2012
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As more phone-hacking incidents come to light, the UK media is bearing the brunt of the mounting number of lawsuits.

News24 reported that as of 20 April, the cases brought against News of the World has now amounted to a staggering 100.

Another UK organisation, British broadcaster Sky News, has admitted to hacking emails, but justifies this decision as ‘public interest’. Sky News is a part of BSkyB – of which 39% is owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation.