posted Dec 06, 2000

Privacy Fears are Not Paranoia
Privacy from Companies
12/6/2000; 3:20:27 PM

'A 20-year-old woman stalked through the Internet and killed. Thousands of e-commerce customers watching as their credit card numbers are sold online for $1 apiece. Internet chat rooms where identities are bought, sold and traded like options on the Chicago Board of Trade. These are the horror stories dredged up by privacy advocates who say the Net’s threat to personal privacy can’t be dismissed as mere paranoia. And, they say, we’ve only seen the tip of the iceberg.'

Compare and contrast this with the previous story.


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