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Old August 28, 2012, 04:45 AM
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Originally Posted by sswilson View Post
Governments need to step up to the plate by adopting legislation mandating full informed consent for all personally identifiable (including IP) data collection. They also need to include some form of anti-"all or nothing" policy which prevents companies from using weasel tactics to circuumvent the legislation (like loan companies do with SIN numbers where they inform you that you are not legally required to provide it to them, but who's whole credit check revolves around the use of SIN for ident thus you won't get a loan without handing it over).
I think the exact opposite of your statement is what the truth actually is ;)

Governments want corps to data mine us so they don't have to. Then the government will just tell the corps that they must provide all data to them.
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