My Dear Friends,
Here is the declaration from FB in FB; -
In my earlier article about how to find stolen laptop I was deadly against using laptop tracker as the said software always tracks your laptop and most of the product company's servers are situated in US. So I suggested and requested all netizens for not to use laptop tracker, the reason was big brother (US) is watching you means your location. How do they work, for knowing this you can use "Prey" as it is a freeware. There you will find how you have surrendered yourself in the hands of a company which is situated outside your country. Today now it is clear and established truth that what I guessed, it is a fact as President Obama confessed about his project PRISM, which is running since 2007.
It is question about Security, not Privacy to me: -
First of all I will request my friends to know details about PRISM. So please visit http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-57588253-83/what-is-the-nsas-prism-program-faq/ for knowing details about it. Now everybody even you are also thinking that you are being monitored. But my brother you are not terrorist and you are not criminal and for that it does not matter who monitors you and what does it bother to you. At least I do not and if I learn that I am being monitored as I do not do crime.
But my point is something else. We are not discussing about our financial information passing through net. Who will give us this guarantee that those traffics are not monitored ? Now a question will come that those traffics are encrypted. Yes those are but when a government monitors network traffic secretly (state sponsored) is it not possible for knowing the algorithm of decryption ? Here comes the point of security. So who is secured a Government, the netizens or the e-commerce customers and the e-business houses ?
If this is secured so there is no damage to the netizens of any country as a State has right to secure himself/herself from future attacks. But if this is not I think there will be a big hit to the e-commerce as a whole as only except COD (Cash on Delivery) everything is dangerous on net on the question of network traffic security. And only on the basis of COD the e-commerce market will not survive, as a result the globalisation of business will face a big damage. Now this will be a trend for every countries for following the Big Brother and who knows that other countries are not doing this. And if this monitoring process is outsourced then everything is available to all as from my personal experience I have seen the employee who is today here , he will tomorrow be there with the data from here.
So its my question to all of you " Are we really secured ? ",
Though today Facebook CEO declared that he did not know anything about PRISM and they maintain strong privacy policies for their users. Is it believable ? You are doing business in a country without obeying their legal order. Hope for the best and after all we will have to believe that till today good men are in the world.
With Thanks and Best of Luck