Post by Peter Duncanson [BrE]
Perhaps because the two overlap.
To keep information private it has to be stored and hamdle securely.
That is, it has to be stored and handled so that it is not accessible to
Of encryption, or telecommunications or computer systems: protected
from unauthorized access; free from the risk of being intercepted,
decoded, tapped, etc.
This seems the most to fit the common situation where people don't seem to
know that there is an extremely clear distinction.
It's like the distinction between, oh, I don't know, say, coffee and tea.
To most people they're both hot.
You may sugar them both.
You might even dairy them
You put them in sort of similar cups.
And they're both made from sort of similar powdered materials.
And yet, they're completely different.
Same with security & privacy.
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