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Saturday, June 18, 2005

technology vs safety

In the age of e-cash, unlimited sms, wireless tapping, bluetooth, echelon, and blogging (wala lang, rhymes with tapping), how safe is safe, and how private is private? Are there enough measures to ensure our security? Of course, you already know that ATM accounts can be tampered, our text messages are logged, and cellphones also serve as tracking devices, among other possible security risks. Imagine the possibilities, and the risks. Years from now, would you want to have your own SIM implant, a number code or bar code, or a centralized national/international ID?

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