Your Smartphone Is A Civil Rights Issue

from TED

The smartphone you use reflects more than just personal taste … it could determine how closely you can be tracked, too. Privacy expert and TED Fellow Christopher Soghoian details a glaring difference between the encryption used on Apple and Android devices and urges us to pay attention to a growing digital security divide. “If the only people who can protect themselves from the gaze of the government are the rich and powerful, that’s a problem,” he says. “It’s not just a cybersecurity problem — it’s a civil rights problem.”

More here.

Posted in Law, Privacy and tagged , , , , , .

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *