This paper is about the privacy implications of new communications or media technologies and services. One of the aims of this research is to know the basic security principles of some of the rising businesses, especially in the information technology industry against cyber-threats or even cyber terrorism.
This study is important because as the new media give rise to new technological advances, threats cannot be avoided. That is the reason for creating such principles to detect or even fight terrorism and related cases, and that is what this paper is all about.
When discussing about new media, that includes wireless communications and Internet technology. The past few years, the technological realm, as well as privacy has been changing from one phase to another and can be appalling and appealing, even dangerous in some sense. One of the major effects of technology is that it is now simpler to merge databases. Personal information consistently flows across restrictions. Also, computer networking offers the basis for innovative cohort of new communications media.
For instance, the analog telephone system, privacy concerns such as the abuse of records of subscribers’ calls and wiretapping were fundamentally bound by the system’s architecture. The Internet and other advanced forms of media like online services can confine in depth information about their users in a digital way. The digital technology also amplifies the competence of the authorities to observe communications and the capability of subscribers in protecting them.
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Simultaneously, the new media have presented the technical basis for a new community. The Internet has been used to systematize technologists and privacy activists, themselves, transmit information, and utilize software directly. Even low-cost electronic mail alerts have been employed in campaigns in opposition to customer databases, wiretapping, and government schemes in controlling contact to strong cryptography.
The small group of public sphere became a large group of individuals in connection to public-policy concerns, that means a larger participation of the public has offered the new technological advances its way for a dominant representational importance. Generally, defining privacy becomes a challenge, as the deficiency of adequate definition has been the problem of its history. There is a need of deeper understanding of the concept in order to support policy prescriptions.
One of the privacy principles that have been created is the CNID that to some extent is deceptively known as Caller ID. CNID is explained as a device of a switching system, which conveys a caller’s telephone number to the telephone being called, that is the recipient’s telephone might display the number or use it to file a database. With this mechanism, conflicting privacy interests may be affected for instance, the caller’s right to avoid revealing personal information and the recipient’s right to diminish unnecessary interruptions by declining to answer calls from certain numbers. In considering these, CNID systems developed an item called blocking options.
Callers who do not want to give out their number can use the blocking or if they are not accompanied with CNID information, they may decline to answer calls.
Policy makers and consumer opinion to privacy have been changing. Since technology continues to bloom, changes in policies as well should be observed. Laws should not be denied and should be looked up to if there are changes. These privacy laws and regulations are considered to be the values remaining in protecting privacy of an individual or group for that matter.
The cyber world is uncontrollable, as equally unmanageable as criminals. Although many countries have developed much legislation on crimes involving new media, the laws compared to the advancements are more vulnerable. In every step of technological progress, there accompanies threats. Related companies should act, and consumers should be attentive as well.