Relevanza posts on "online privacy"
June 17, 2013
Plenty of copy (and plenty of hysteria) has surfaced about how the government tracks data. But not much has been written, really, about how much data a government must sift through to find connect anything meaningful. How, exactly, is it possible to keep watch over everyone on the Internet?
October 15, 2012
The New York Times reported over the weekend that both major presidential campaigns are mining your online - and even hard drive - data in an effort to compel you away from your screens and into the voting booth.
October 06, 2012
Increasingly, across the U.S. and around the world, police agencies are relying on social media for tips about crimes - comitted and, even, in progress. (Not yet in the future.)
August 31, 2012
A few mornings ago, over breakfast with my virtual friends on Facebook, we were aghast to discover the most recent gambit: what will be politely called "new data exchange tools for advertisers." Gizmodo published this headline: The Annoying Thing Facebook Is About to Do with Your Phone Numbers and Emails.
July 16, 2012
Commentary on Facebook's new way to display brand pages posts as friends' own postings in newsfeed/walls, as advertising model...
March 21, 2012
This headline in the local newspaper caught my eye (online, of course): “Would you surrender your Facebook password for a job? We all know privacy issues have long been a source of debate in, around and among the social space of the Interwebs. And those of us who work in the social space recognized quite some time ago there is little – if any – real privacy once one takes one’s musings, observations, photos and adventures online.