Growing Concerns About the Publication of Personal Data on the Web

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on May 6, 2005

From Wired, this article Your Identity, Open to All clearly elucidates the privacy issues associated with signficantly increased accessibility to personal data on the web that is aggregated from public domain sources. Questions about the accuracy of this data, its timeliness, the reliability of the sources from which it is extrapolated, and the reasons for making it available are of critical importance in the context of increasing concerns related to cybercrimes, ID theft, privacy and availability of e-records to the public.

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