Leaked Israeli citizen database can help people forge the new biometric database. An eye-opening report by channel 2 (Hebrew).

Privacy is not abstract when the interaction is between people. Take a look at this interesting story from Valleywag about a car sharing service called Lyft, and what happens when contact details go out of hand. Via Forbes’ Kashmir Hill.

Take a look at Clashers, a mobile app from our good friends at IDC Milab. The app is a great example of how location can bridge people, allowing users to know which music people nearby are listening to. Some good coverage can be found here. As we have analyzed in other people-nearby applications, this app relies on lax identity as well.