An article on the Guardian's blog gives us a different way of looking at the future of privacy as we discussed in our 2007 Trends : Privacy Epiphany article. The writer Victor Keegan suggests that when we've all long gone, historians will be able to trawl through our daily lives via our old emails and blog comments!

An article on the Guardian’s blog gives us a different way of looking at the future of privacy as we discussed in our 2007 Trends : Privacy Epiphany article. The writer Victor Keegan suggests that when we’ve all long gone, historians will be able to trawl through our daily lives via our old emails and blog comments!

In theory, future historians could have unbelievable access to a huge archive of our lives, including our secret thoughts. Think what would happen if they could search every email you have ever written, every text you have sent (including the personal ones you send from the office even though you are not supposed to) and every web site we have Googled (yes, including “those” sites as well).

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