A bit more email privacy – maybe
A bit more email privacy – maybe

Internet privacy in the U.S. slogged a little forward in April when the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved a bit more email privacy – maybe. That’s right: unanimously approved. In an all-too-rare show of bi-partisan cooperation and, well, actual legislative action the U.S. Congress’ lower house gave unanimous voice-vote approval to H.R. 699, the […]

The ethics of the Internet of Things
The ethics of the Internet of Things

The ethics of the Internet of Things might, at first blush, seem to some to be a bit counter-intuitive. How could “things” have ethics? And don’t even get us started on the ethics of the Internet. But, you see, the vast connection to the Internet of objects and tools we use every day – the […]

Tech companies & privacy rights? Not so much.
Tech companies & privacy rights? Not so much.

A new study about the protection of digital privacy rights suggests tech companies & privacy rights? Not so much. “Many of the world’s most powerful Internet and telecommunications companies are not doing enough to respect basic user rights, according to the study released Nov. 3 by the Ranking Digital Rights organization. “Even the companies that […]