The internet is only 30 years old and is supposedly already “broken.” What began as a happy experiment in information exchange, invented by scientist Time Berners-Lee to facilitate knowledge transfers between the learned, has become a virtual world full of all that physical existence has to offer, plus some, including fraud, crime, data exploitation, outrage, and hate.
Privacy is one policy preference of the intersection of Data, AI, IOT, and OS
We have now all learned that you should likely just assume that your Internet of Things Appliances are exposing you to unknown levels of data privacy threats. Two big recent…
What does Facebook really know about you? When do they know it? What is a "Birds Eye" view of the information they collect?
Let's be honest here: is the NSA secretly trying to institute a totalitarian society? Probably not. Is Admiral Kieth Alexander entitled to some bit of "leeway" even though his organization clearly overstepped its legal mandate? Most likely. Is this funny and relevant? Absolutely.
It is a frequently heard presumptive the world over... "If you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to fear". As this documentary demonstrates, that is a flawed way of viewing the topic of privacy and surveillance.
Your friends are talking about how they see Advertisements appear after they have discussed something unusual in a conversation. Does that mean your devices are eavesdropping on you?
This video is an overview of how Internet Service Providers collect your private internet activity and then make it available for sale, all while you are paying them for the privilege.
Your hardware is now a bigger threat than your software. We are all accustomed to the drumbeat of malware, viruses, and trojans, etc, invading our computing platforms. However, since January…
There is an old gag from the 1980's called the "Russian Reversal" that talked about life in the Soviet Union. One popular form of this used to go, "In Soviet Russia Television watches you."
Many reputable sources have repeatedly warned that devices and applications aimed at children are routinely in violation of the "Children's Online Privacy Protection Act" (COPPA). What makes this troublesome is…