Why CloudUSB SEP
February, 14, 2010
Data privacy is a very serious problem: it is very easy to
consider some information not so meaningful to keep them
reserved, but you must remember that when you put some
data on line you never know where it will be
used, who will store them, for how long, and how many
times it will be duplicated.
We can say that when you put your data on line, you lose
control of it!
This is a good reason to be cautious when dealing with your personal data:
but what do we mean with privacy
We mean the control on data access: just the owner must be able to
access to her/his data, and show it to other people if (s)he desires.
This is easy with concrete objects, but much more difficult
with digital data, whose duplication is very easy.
A solution to privacy
The standard solution to protect the privacy is to use cryptography;
you can have an idea on
: a method to make your data unavailable to