Objective 'right to privacy'

Submitted by wngreen on Thu, 2006-08-10 19:12

Google CEO Eric Schmidt told the Search Engine Strategies industry conference members that government intrusion, not private accidental disclosure of personal information, pose the greatest threat to web privacy. "The more interesting question is not an accidental error but something where a government, not just the US Government but maybe a non-US government would try to get in (Google's computer systems)," Mr Schmidt said.

My question is, what is an Objective 'right to privacy' in the context of the internet?


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Maybe my post was a bit early...

Since the court decision regarding the NSA came just a week after. Checking out some analysis it looks like the "judicial reasoning" that US District Judge Anna Diggs Taylor used was less then impressive.

--edit-- Another nice summary here

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