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 July 23, 2012  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Govt

Michael Chertoff has an OpEd in the WSJ:

In the cyber age, privacy and security are two sides of the same coin. Digital privacy concerns can’t be separated from security ones, and vice versa. That’s why the government’s response to “Safarigate”—in which Google hacked a popular Web browser, changing users’ settings without their knowledge—is troubling.

In announcing recently that it would settle claims against Google in the case, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) addressed concerns about consumer privacy. But it failed to recognize the deeper problem that an invasion of privacy is often a security breach.

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