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Kaspersky: Too Much Data Is Collected

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May 23, 2012

Speaking at a conference this week, Kaspersky Lab CEO Eugene Kaspersky warned that too much data is being collected about individuals, COMPUTERWORLD reports. "We can forget about privacy," he said, adding, "There's no privacy anymore." Kaspersky said the increased use of CCTV and online tracking makes it "a national security issue," and argues that this kind of "data can be used not just against people but against nations." The IT security expert advocated for regulation. "We should make it forbidden to collect so much information about you," Kaspersky said.
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