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Vint Cerf: 'Privacy may be an ANOMALY, now over'. And it's no secret I think that

'Our social behaviour [online] is quite damaging'

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Vint Cerf has said that expectations of privacy in the digital age may be impossible to achieve because of the level of oversharing that takes place on social media sites.

The internet pioneer said during a chat about wearable computers at a US Federal Trade Commission workshop that "it will be increasingly difficult for us to achieve privacy", according to a series of tweets from Adweek reporter Katy Bachman.

Cerf - who is Google's chief internet preacher - added: "Privacy may be an anomaly."

He said that the manner in which we interact with others on the 'net was problematic when it comes to our desire to keep personal information private.

"Our social behavior is quite damaging to privacy. Technology has outraced our social intellect," Cerf said. ®

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