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2. Essential Privacy Tips

Nihad A. Hassan and Rami Hijazi2

(1)New York, USA

(2)Toronto, Canada

What You Should Do Right Now

Privacy is not a new concept; it existed long before the current digital age. It is a natural reaction of individuals to maintain their rights in public and to be left alone. As you saw in Chapter 1, the legal right to privacy is constitutionally protected in most democratic societies. However, the recent revelations of mass surveillance programs in addition to the new bills issued in the United Kingdom and United States against protecting users’ privacy cast doubt on whether your ...

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