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Rosen Discusses Challenges, Solutions

ONLINE PRIVACY

September 29, 2010

In an interview with Bank Info Security, Jeffrey Rosen, author of The Naked Crowd and past IAPP keynote speaker, outlines privacy challenges for individuals and corporations, the evolution of privacy as a worldwide concern and what the future may hold. According to Rosen, the biggest threat to privacy is "the fact that the Internet never forgets." What people want, he says, "is the ability to control their entire reputation, which in the end is an unrealistic hope but an understandable one." Rosen says expiration dates for online information is the best approach. "Inevitably we are going to make mistakes and say things we shouldn't and reveal things we shouldn't. The question is, how do we escape from these errors?"
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