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Wednesday, 13 April 2011

An insight into 'data protection'

A German Green Party politician got hold of six months of his phone data from Deutsche Telekom. The magazin 'Zeit Online' combined these geolocation data with information relating to his life as a politician. It's now freely available on the internet.

You can push a button to follow Malte Spitz through six months of his life (includes speed controller!):
http://www.zeit.de/datenschutz/malte-spitz-data-retention

Sounds like the latest news about 'Big Brother' ...

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