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Tech on privacy: Offender or defender?

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SAN JOSE, Calif.–Although modern technology created many of society’s most pressing threats to privacy, a group of researchers is out to prove that it is also the greatest defender of civil liberties.

For example, video surveillance could be made more palatable if it worked more like an episode of “Cops,” with people’s faces blurred out. Only if a crime occurred would the more detailed images be made available. Massive databases designed to root out terrorists, meanwhile, might feel less intrusive if the actual names associated with the information being gathered were kept in a separate file that required a warrant or other authorization to access.

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ZDNet: Where Technology Means Business. ZDNet, www.zdnet.com, operates a worldwide network of web sites that offer content, services, and commerce opportunities that enable IT professionals and business influencers to gain an edge in business. Winner of the Computer Press Association's "Best Overall Site" award for two consecutive years, ZDNET provides an invaluable perspective and resources so that users can get the most out of their investments in technology. WebProNews Writer


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