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 April 23, 2014  Posted by  Non-U.S.

Mark Leiser writes:

The government’s revenue collecting service has announced that it is going to sell anonymous personal data to commercial entities for money.

Again the privacy advocates have gone ape, arguing that the government is making money “off of me and you”. I have read numerous accounts on how this would work, and like most stories in the online environment, they are poorly researched, scaremongering, and devoid of any critical analysis as they essentially reword each other press releases.

Read more of his commentary on The Drum.

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