articles tagged: privacy
why the future of social media is younger, and a lot less social
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why the future of social media is younger, and a lot less social

Tech evangelists promising an internet-powered utopia helped design of social media as we know it. Their plan to unite the world was doomed the minute it met reality.

how your isp will exploit your browsing history and how it can backfire
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how your isp will exploit your browsing history and how it can backfire

ISP's won't sell your porn surfing history, but the new law is still bad news for your privacy.

why encryption is an all or nothing affair
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why encryption is an all or nothing affair

District Attorneys are going to try mandating encryption backdoors again and refuse to understand why it can't be done without cratering the modern economy.

why riot is not as scary as you’d think
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why riot is not as scary as you’d think

Riot is being pitched as a digital, hyper-aware spy. It's nothing more than a simple data aggregator from public social media profiles.

three cheers for encryption and anonymity?
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three cheers for encryption and anonymity?

Web 2.0 was all about sharing and networking. Web 3.0 is emphasizing securing your data from all the people with whom you shared and networked.

when administrators’ heads really need to roll…
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when administrators’ heads really need to roll…

Amazingly, Harrington High School will not be prosecuted for spying on its students at home through school-issued laptops and creating child porn in the process...