Big Business Knows Us Too Well

David Holtzman, author of Privacy Lost, warns that new innovations from Google Maps and iTunes are taking notes on you

It has been more than two decades since 1984 and still we have no Big Brother. Even with the state-sponsored snooping that followed September 11, the idea of an all-knowing, all-seeing government is still far-fetched. Think of how easily Andrew Speaker, a man with a drug-resistant version of tuberculosis, was able to slip past alerted officials on the U.S.-Canadian border in May.

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