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Will the NSA Leaks Be a Boon for Privacy Technology?


June 17, 2013

With growing consumer awareness about online and phone tracking in light of the National Security Agency surveillance program leaks, could producers of consumer-facing privacy-enhancing technologies see an uptick in downloads and purchases of their products? This Privacy Perspectives blog post looks into some early reaction from companies such as DuckDuckGo as well as calls for more privacy software and better consumer awareness of privacy-enhancing technology and what the government can collect.
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