MIT Technology Review reports improvements to satellite technology and a lack of regulations for it are threatening to make privacy nearly impossible. Privacy issues begin with the growing deployment of observation satellites as 768 are orbiting Earth today compared to 150 in 2008. Enhanced images through tech advancements and the possibility of 24-hour surveillance capabilities are other dilemmas endangering privacy. Yale University Jackson Institute of Global Affairs Lecturer Nathaniel Raymond said regulating the technology will involve rethinking the concept of privacy beyond individual rights, but for groups, as well. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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