Chapter 1

Introduction

Abstract

This chapter introduces the key concepts of online privacy, outlining why and how internet and app users’ privacy is threatened. Includes specific, real world examples of hacking attacks and privacy breaches.

Keywords

Privacy
Google
Internet
security
hacker
app
Hotmail
economy
currency
Facebook
Twitter
law

Why All this Fuss About Privacy?

Does privacy really matter? In fact, do we all agree on what it actually is? As Paul Sieghart said in his 1975 book ‘Privacy and Computers’, privacy is neither simple ...

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