When we share pictures of our kids on Flickr, we probably don’t expect to see them turn up as faces on coffee mugs for sale on website Koppie-Koppie. Using Twitter (, Tech30) to comment on politics wasn’t supposed to land us in jail, as is happening in Turkey. Having a mobile phone with a SIM card wasn’t supposed to provide a perpetual backdoor to government security services that want to listen to our calls.
Source: CNN Tech
Date: February 19th, 2016
1) Most people handily dismiss each of the actual situations in this article because “it won’t happen to me”, even though it already is happening to them. Why is there such a laissez-faire (French for “let it be”) attitude around ones privacy?
2) Are there ways to circumvent any of these issues listed here in the article?