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An Unmet Need: Privacy Integration on the PC Desktop

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Security

I had a nice chat (Google Plus) today with +Aaron Seigo regarding RetroShare.

He came to the realization as I have that really, thus far, there isn't any form of integrated privacy control built into any computing Desktop system.

Should there be? We both agreed that the answer is a resounding 'YES'. (Image credit: Wikipedia.org)

It begs the question:

Should privacy software become an integrated feature, much as having a Microsoft Office or LibreOffice?

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