Privacy, privacy. Interesting word: strange enough, I don't think we have a decent correspondent in Italian. On one side you have titanic efforts for protecting it: think U-Prove, an entirely new kind of cryptography that actually prevents linkage (see Kim's post about it; more details to come). On the other you have attempts to redefine it, like in the case of the lawmakers proposing to outlaw anonymous posting to websites.
IMHO those are both signs of the times. Subjects & service providers, we all need to learn how to live with the augmented scope that our omnidirectional identity. Needless to say, I root for the understand-the-issue-and-innovate-for-solving-it approach... 😉