Privacy is NOT about remaining secret. Privacy in todays digital world is about managing and maintaining control over information about yourself that others may use to hurt you. As the technologies and methods of spreading information spread through the population, what options are going to remain in our society of increasing transparency?
It amazes me how often people search for themselves by name on the Internet. Are these people paranoid? Scared? Guilty? Server logs and tracking scripts give such insight to the psychology of web surfers- from what they search for, what interests them, where they work to their actual internet usage – it’s all so fascinating.