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The Practice archive provides access to all Practice articles published in past issues of Communications of the ACM.

November 2009


From Communications of the ACM

You Don't Know Jack About Software Maintenance

You Don't Know Jack About Software Maintenance

Long considered an afterthought, software maintenance is easiest and most effective when built into a system from the ground up.


From Communications of the ACM

Communications Surveillance: Privacy and Security at Risk

Communications Surveillance: Privacy and Security at Risk

As the sophistication of wiretapping technology grows, so too do the risks it poses to our privacy and security.


From Communications of the ACM

Four Billion Little Brothers?: Privacy, Mobile Phones, and Ubiquitous Data Collection

Four Billion Little Brothers?

Participatory sensing technologies could improve our lives and our communities, but at what cost to our privacy?