Panel explores how to balance Internet privacy with safety


...Privacy concepts can vary from one country to another, and even within one country, so issues over what's required to cross borders, of concern to northern and southern states in the U.S., aren't as relevant in the Midwest.

And what people find the most egregious privacy issues change over time.

Ten years ago, it was caller ID, and three years ago it was spam, Cullen said. More recently, privacy has become intimately related to security, Cullen said, because a security breach that allows the theft of personal information for criminal purposes compromises the privacy of the person whose information is exposed. Panel explores how to balance Internet privacy with safety

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