Call For Better Privacy Protection in the Cloud

PrivacyIt might be easy to click “I agree” on the bottom of endless software end user licence agreements (EULAs) without a second thought, but when it comes to putting one’s data on the cloud the one-size-fits-all approach needs to be overhauled, according to University of Illinois IP and technology law professor Jay P Kesan.

Professor Kesan says people need to be better informed about what happens to their data when they accept terms and conditions.

He warns that as long as we find it perfectly acceptable to give personal information to online services, it allows their owners to snoop, aggregate and data mine our online habits as they see fit.

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