LOWELL | Mark Schwartz said he was surprised when he was told by a friend of a neighbor that a view of his house was available on the Weather Underground Internet site 24 hours a day. The site also had stored images of his home for the past couple of years.
With demand for gasoline at historic lows due to consistently high prices and greater declines ahead under a new federal requirement that cars and light trucks have double the fuel efficiency by 2025, Indiana lawmakers have begun looking at alternatives to the gasoline tax for funding constr…
INDIANAPOLIS | The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Thursday seeking to overturn a new Indiana law that regulates facilities providing abortion-inducing pills the same as surgical abortion clinics.
Kevin Bishop, Crown Point | "Everything is intrusive now, especially with the smartphones. The apps and their downloads extract information from you. The criminals are now more sophisticated now and always looking to steal your information."
Jake Smithson, Lakes of the Four Seasons | "No. I feel secure enough. I check my credit scores quite frequently and do all my banking online."
Roger Bishop, Hebron | "Yes. I don't think it's anybody's business except my own. All of the technologies concern me and my privacy."
Karla Delioponlosc, Crown Point | "My finanicial security, definitely. I've been hacked a couple of times. My bank has been very good about getting my money back, though."
Region views on privacy
Margert Gomez, East Chicago | "It's very important. I need to make plans so when I get older I'll have something to retire on."
Armando Gomez, East Chicago | "Absolutely. I don't want anybody to have my information. You work hard to make the money that you have, and there's always someone who is unscrupulous and ready to take it from you."
Region views on privacy
The Family Social Services Agency wrongly disclosed private information of over 187,000 clients. Yeah, what could possibly go wrong with the government knowing all of our personal information?
INDIANAPOLIS | The personal information of thousands of state assistance recipients -- including addresses, birth dates, Social Security numbers and financial data -- may have erroneously been mailed to other state assistance recipients earlier this year.
The National Security Agency has been and is now snooping, sifting and archiving info from our personal phone calls and emails. This is allegedly to stop terrorism
Quite frankly, if the National Security Agency tapped into my phone calls it would probably be listening in on little more than one of my parents accidentally butt-dialing me.
Can privacy be a thing of the past?
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