October 29, 2010  8:59 PM

How to Avoid Losing Locational Privacy – Conclusion



Posted by: Ken Harthun
1984, Big Brother, Locational Privacy, Privacy, Security

In Part 2, I showed how the EFF recommends building location systems which don't collect the data in the first place. How is that accomplished? Cryptographic protocols. One of these is electronic cash . Electronic cash...


October 29, 2010  1:12 AM

How to Avoid Losing Locational Privacy – Part 2



Posted by: Ken Harthun
1984, Big Brother, Locational Privacy, Privacy, Security

In my last post, I outlined the concept of location privacy and gave some examples of how you can be tracked when you're out and and about. You may say, "So, what? What do I care if people know where I'm going? I'm not doing anything wrong." Maybe so, in your eyes. But in the post-9/11 climate,...


October 27, 2010  1:29 AM

How to Avoid Losing Locational Privacy – Part 1



Posted by: Ken Harthun
1984, Big Brother, Locational Privacy, Privacy, Security

You've never heard the term before? Well, here's what it is according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF): "Locational privacy (also known as "location privacy") is the ability of an individual to move in public space with the...


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