Privacy-Aware Technologies

A privacy-aware technology, or PAT, is one that was designed, developed, and permits deployment with privacy in mind. This means that when a standard product is developed, not only are features for usability, performance, and security taken into account, but thought is also given to empowering consumers and companies by providing them with features that will help them protect their privacy and understand the privacy risks involved with using an application. For example, when you use the RealOne Player to play DVDs, information about what you are viewing could be sent to the real.com site. Not only should you be informed about this, but also there should be an easy way for you to avoid this transmission of data if it ...

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