A panel discussion about location data, privacy and consent held at the Geovation office generated healthy debate about the rights of citizens and responsibilities of tech companies in relation to location data and privacy. ’Is privacy a privilege or a right?’ was one of the questions raised. Toni Sekinah reports.
I took an unauthorised photo in a foreign country and it led me to think about how attitudes to privacy differ across nations, professions, time and location. As data subjects and internet users, we should all be able to explicitly state what our red lines are when it comes to our data and our privacy.