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Readers Respond with Privacy Concerns

ONLINE PRIVACY—AUSTRALIA

September 20, 2012

The Age asked readers about their privacy-related concerns, finding that 20 percent of 150 respondents are concerned about the proposed mandatory data retention period for telecommunications providers; 10 percent are concerned about the growing prevalence of closed-circuit television cameras, and others are concerned about breaches of sensitive information. One respondent said, “I am particularly concerned about the street surveillance cameras, Internet surveillance and road surveillance. I fear the young will not be able to make minor errors without them being held against them for life.”
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