Privacy


12

Feb 2015

Paranoia to be taken seriously

I was amused and frustrated while in Auckland today, my rental car had a limited number of radio stations to choose from and so I was on a well known talk back radio station (not my normal choice but my favourite station was not selectable) and the topic was the Privacy Commissioners warning to Utilities about smart meters. Earlier in the day the Privacy Commissioner had released a memo┬áresponding to complaints from the public about smart meters and the data they collect. The talk back host was waxing lyrical about the slippery slope to big brother and before you could say paranoia, callers quoting “facts” about physical harm, excessive bills...

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