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Or, for those of us with self control, it means you need to buy something but Black Friday is just around the corner, so you hold off on that purchase until it goes on sale. Also, online shopping only. I would pay full price for everything rather than step foot in a store during the shopping season.
That is the accepted security standard for passwords. Make employees write them on a slip of paper and lock it in their desk drawer. It solves the problem of people using easy to guess passwords or having to memorize complex passwords.
It's still more convenient to use pen and paper/post it notes for many things. Carrying a tablet around and using the clumsy keyboard would be too annoying, plus paper and ink is cheap so it's okay if you lose a pen or drop some papers.
You don't understand, I'm saying that it doesn't matter that a computer can store it forever. Last time I checked I could take a picture of anyone and anything I wanted in public places. It's the same concept as photography or human sight, just that video cameras are more efficient.
I don't think anyone is against having cameras on private property. The resistance is always about cameras in public places, but so long as the streams are available to the public I see no problem with it for the reasons I listed above.
The thing that everyone seems to always forget when talking about public surveillance is that it's not anything that anyone couldn't get simply by looking out the window. Use a camera instead of your own eyeballs and it's suddenly a huge problem.
Isn't there that feature in TrueCrypt which will overwrite the encrypted data unless you tell it not to by checking the box and entering the password? In this case I guess it's a matter of how much you want to keep the data compared to how much you want to keep it secret.