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Do we need privacy anyway?

Old Mar 25th 2013, 4:58 am
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Yet another government department or quasi-government organisation releasing private information on lots of people by accident. That got me thinking though...should there be some information just made available in the public domain anyway?

I think of places like Norway where people can log onto a government database and search each other’s tax records and I have to say...who cares? Surely the open sharing of more information would lead to a more honest, open and forthright society.

Not to mention the useful demographic and financial information that could be used in research, to pressure governments making changes on problems currently hidden under the guise of privacy and help the public prevent financial fraud. e.g. income tax evasion, a popular pastime in New Zealand

Anyway my point on privacy stands.
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Old Mar 25th 2013, 8:55 am
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With only 2 degrees of separation, it's no biggie, everyone is either related or knows each others business already, so they may as well publish it for all to see.
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Old Mar 25th 2013, 6:42 pm
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Do you close the bathroom curtains when you shower? There's your answer.
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Old Mar 25th 2013, 7:24 pm
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Oh YES, I personally wouldn't want to inflict MrFychan's habits to all and sundry
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Old Mar 25th 2013, 9:25 pm
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Privacy? Don't get me started on the Census questioning.....
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Old Mar 25th 2013, 11:55 pm
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I suspect it's a generational thing. Young people today () seem to be very happy displaying all sorts of info on social media sites, older people like my mum think facebook is the work of the devil. I'm sorta in the middle.
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Old Apr 3rd 2013, 12:37 am
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More privacylessness: http://tvnz.co.nz/national-news/immi...breach-5392902

Not just quangos at it either, apparent Wespac had an ickle problem and then covered it up telling nobody.
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On the basis of having nothing to hide I'm quite happy to divulge reasonable information about my earnings and finances.
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Old Jun 11th 2013, 10:50 am
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CYFs at it this time.
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