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Links of the day Monday 20th June 2011
Please note these are articles and opinions we found interesting, however they do not necessarily represent the views of Big Brother Watch
How to keep your privacy online
New DNA profiling technology could tell police who suspects are in under an hour
Banks told to improve data protection measures
Got a website? Pay attention, Cookie Law will come
NHS laptop loss could put millions of records at risk
20 Jun 2011 18:09:38
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Google send ‘offensive’ reminder to Gmail users
Google caused a furore yesterday when they inserted a new type of advertisement in Gmail. In an effort to promote its Voice and Video Chat service, and to mark Father’s Day, the company placed a reminder into people’s Google Chat box, saying “Call Dad”. Many people who lacked a relationship with their father, either due to them passing away or being abusive during childhood, flocked to forums on the internet to complain that it was offensive. Although it is possible to turn off this feature, it is automatically enabled so those without fathers would not have known to turn it...
Census data stolen, hacked, released..?
And so it begins. A credible boast from a repeat hacker that the data from Census 2011 has been leaked and is going to be released. Predictable - perhaps inevitable - but rather faster than one might have expected. Developing... By Alex Deane Hat tip: WF
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