According to the Pew Research Report "Digital Life in 2025", experts predict the Internet will become 'like electricity' - less visible, yet more deeply embedded in people's lives for good and ill. Several respondents identified the loss of privacy, and the stratification of privacy rights, as a key concern. The Pew report, conducted with Elon University, asked experts to make predictions about the state of digital life in 2025. EPIC President Marc Rotenberg posed the question - "will the Internet of 2025 be a network of freedom and opportunity or the infrastructure of social control?" For more, see EPIC - Public Opinions on Privacy.
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Jerry Kang and Alan Butler