AMP News: information privacy

Detroit Future Saturday Series: "How to communicate privately on the Internet" (April 21)

Have you ever wondered who else can read your email or chat messages? Are you curious about information privacy and corporate control of our personal data online? The analogy is often made that email is as secure and private as sending a postcard, if that. The Internet is often touted as a place to share information freely, but does that mean that all of our information should be public knowledge?